BOARD OF ASSESSMENT APPEALS
FEBRUARY APPL DATE 2/20/2018 Real Estate, Personal Property and Supplemental Motor Vehicles APPLICATION Authorization Form
SEPTEMBER Motor Vehicle on the Grand List due in July APPLICATION with Authorization attached
OWNERS AUTHORIZATION FORM To be filled if property owner is authorizing someone to represent them
FEBRUARY 2018 PROCESS:
A written appeal to the Board of Assessment Appeals must be received in the Assessor's Office no later than FEBRUARY 20th . Please complete an "Application for Hearing" for each Real Estate Parcel, Motor Vehicle or Personal Property Account you wish to bring before the Board.
Each application must be completed in full, the questions include:
- Property Owner
- Location of Property
- Appeal representative
- Mailing Address for representative
- Phone number and email address (optional)
- Reason for Appeal
- Description of property being appealed
- Estimated value
- Owners Authorization (if necessary)
A letter will be sent to the appellant with his or her assigned date and time. Hearings are held in the month of February and March. If the owner cannot appear at the given time, an agent can appear on his or her behalf. An Owner's Authorization Form must be submitted prior to or at the time of the hearing.
Each hearing is ten minutes long. Be prepared to present your appeal in this amount of time. A decision of your hearing will not be made at this designated time.
The appellant claiming a grievance must provide information necessary to substantiate any adjustment the Board may make in accordance with the law (SS 12-114). The Board will respond to your specific concerns and comparisons. Remember you are appealing the value, not the taxes.
The Board must reveal in writing, the final decision of the appeal. This notification will be mailed to the appellant.
If you are not in agreement with the final decision of the Board, you have the right to appeal to the Superior Court.
SEPTEMBER Motor Vehicles on the October 1st Grand List, due in July
The Board of Assessment Appeals meets during the Month of September to hear these appeals The date is posted with the Town Clerk.
Applications can be delivered to the Assessor's Office during July and August. Detailed information or the motor vehicle itself should be presented to the Board.
The Board must reveal, in writing, the final decision to the appeal. This notification will be mailed to the appellant.
Monika Roberts Secretary
Board of Assessment Appeals
10 Main St New Milford CT 06776