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regarding Personal Property Declarations



Code of Ordinances Chapter 187, Taxation, Article VIII, Tax Exemption for Low-Income Veterans has been amended as follows, effective October 8, 2016:  
ARTICLE VIII. - TAX EXEMPTION FOR LOW-INCOME VETERANS
§ 187-27. - Exemption granted
Pursuant to Section 12-81f of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended by Public Act 16-191, any veteran or surviving spouse entitled to an exemption of property taxes in accordance with the Subdivisions 19 and 22 of Section 12-81 of the Connecticut General Statutes shall be entitled to an additional exemption in the amount of $20,000.00, provided such veteran's qualifying income or surviving spouse's qualifying income does not exceed the maximum amount provided in §12-81l of the Connecticut General Statutes by more than $25,000.00.
§ 187-28. - Application for exemption.
Any such veteran or spouse submitting a claim for such additional exemption shall be required to file an application on a form prepared for such purpose by the Assessor not later than the assessment date with respect to which such additional exemption is claimed as provided for by §12-81f(d) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
The following has been added to Torrington City Ordinances Chapter 187, Taxation, effective September 16, 2016:
ARTICLE XI.  EXCESS TAX PAYMENTS LESS THAN FIVE DOLLARS
§ 187-34.  Retention of Excess Payments Less Than Five Dollars.
    In accordance with Section 12-129 of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Tax Collector is authorized to retain payments in excess of the amount due provided the amount of the excess payment is less than five dollars ($5).  Such excess payments shall be transferred to the City of Torrington with a detailed listing of names and/or account numbers.

For those veterans who filed an application last year for the exemption on the 2015 Grand List only:
YOU NEED NOT APPLY AGAIN THIS YEAR.  
You will automatically receive the increase on the 2016 Grand List.  

For those veterans who received an application from our office, and you are required to file this year,
you must do so to continue to receive the assessment exemption.  
The filing period for this program ends on October 1, 2016.  






As of Monday, June 13th, a new bus service has been established between Torrington and Waterbury.  The 410 Torrington/Waterbury Flyer schedule can be found Here
Please click Here for the map of this newly established route.  Please visit www.cttransit.com for information on fares and other pertinent information.  


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Torrington is nestled in the Litchfield Hills, a countryside noted for its scenic beauty. The City is the largest in Litchfield County and has been the industrial and commercial hub of northwestern Connecticut for over a century. 

Torrington is an ideal spot for visitors and residents alike.  Our eclectic mix of shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities offers something for everyone.  For the outdoor enthusiast, Torrington has a wide array of options for hiking, biking, fishing, and more.  Torrington is a great blend of city living in a small town atmosphere. 

Presently, Torrington is a combination of manufacturing, retail, and tourist attractions. The downtown area is being preserved as a thriving cultural center, boasting the Warner Theatre and the renowned Nutmeg Conservatory, in addition to many arts organizations.   Its assortment of antique dealers, art houses, art deco architecture and small specialty shops makes Torrington an appealing choice for residents and tourists alike.  Torrington is home to many great manufacturers both large and small.  With several industrial parks and many commercial properties available, Torrington is a great place to do business.


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