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Personal Property Declaration Filing Deadline

The Groton Assessor’s Office reminds owners and lessees of tangible personal
property that Connecticut General Statute 12-40 requires all persons, both residents and
non-residents to file with the Assessor by November 1, 2018 a sworn declaration of all
assets used by the business as of October 1, 2018. Failure to file such declaration with the
assessor’s office will result in the assessor filing on behalf of the business and adding a 25%
penalty per CGS 12-41(d).

Examples of such tangible personal property include but are not limited to:
machinery, cables, conduits, pipes and other fixtures of water, gas, electric companies;
leasehold improvements classified as other than real property; furniture and fixtures;
unregistered motor vehicles; farm machinery; tools; expensed supplies; horses & ponies.
Various exemptions are explained on the declaration and available if filed on time.

Personal property declaration forms are available at town hall or at the link below. For more information please
contact the Groton Assessor’sOffice, 45 Fort Hill Road, Groton; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday,
(860) 441-
6660.
Click here for more information.
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