Office of the Tax Assessor


The mission of the Assessment Division is to estimate the fair market value of all real property, personal property, and motor vehicles, to establish the fair and equitable levy of local property tax. The Assessor is the local government official responsible for establishing the fair market value of all real property, personal property and motor vehicles for local property tax purposes. Property is assessed in each town as of the October 1st assessment date, pursuant to Connecticut General Statute §12-62a. The City implemented a revaluation for the October 1, 2021 Grand List. The next revaluation is scheduled for October 1, 2026. The 2021 Grand List is $4,797,182,053.




SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

Consistent with Connecticut State Statutes, all persons, businesses, corporations, commercial equipment lessors, and other entities having taxable tangible commercial personal property to declare, such as furniture, fixtures and equipment; machinery; electronic equipment; farm equipment; unregistered vehicles; or any other equipment used in the operation of a business, are required to declare and file listing of such equipment with the Assessor of the City of Hartford no later than November 1, 2022. Failure to file by November 1, 2022 shall result in twenty-five percent (25%) penalty added to the assessment.

Individuals and business entities with existing accounts as of October 1, 2021 will be mailed Personal Property Declarations as a courtesy. However, NOTE: failure to receive a Declaration does NOT relieve the requirement and liability to file. Failure to file, whether or not Declaration is received, shall result in twenty-five percent (25%) penalty and revaluation of assets.

Forms are available below.


Department Head

John S. Philip, CCMA II