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(A) Purpose. The purpose of this section is to allow an additional exemption for blind persons eligible for exemption under Conn. Gen. Stat. § 12-81j, subject to certain income requirements.
(B) Exemption. Any person entitled to an exemption from property tax applicable to the assessed value of property up to the amount of $3,000, as provided under Conn. Gen. Stat. § 12-81(17) and (18), shall be entitled to an additional exemption from such tax in an amount up to $2,000 of such assessed value, provided such person's qualifying income does not exceed the applicable maximum amount as provided under section 12-81l.
(C) Application procedure. Any person submitting a claim for the additional exemption as provided for above, shall be required to submit an application on a form prepared for such purpose by the Assessor, not later than the date of the assessment list with respect to which such additional exemption is claimed, provided when an applicant has filed for such exemption and received approval for the first time, such applicant shall be required to file for such exemption biannually thereafter. Each such application shall include a copy of such person's federal income tax return, or in the event a return is not filed, such evidence related to income as may be required by the Assessor for the tax year of such person ending immediately prior to the approval of a claim for such additional exemption.
(Ord. 289, passed 4-24-89; Am. Ord. 634, passed 6-3-13)