CAAO Legislative Bill Tracking

The 2023 Legislative Session has begun. The link to bill tracker is: CAAO Bill Tracking Website Log-in and Password required.  Previously sent to all members via the hotline. Note: after you enter the log-in and password, allow about 30 seconds for the information to load. If you have any questions or problems using the site, … Continued

Concrete Foundation Reports and News Articles

Archive of Published News Articles   New Article 05/07/2022 Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) Crumbling Foundations Webpage December 31, 2022 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) November 30, 2022 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) October 31, 2022 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) September 30, 2022 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) August 31, 2022 Crumbling … Continued

History of Single Assessors – 2022

In this report, the Research/Historian Committee of the Connecticut Association of Assessing Officers has compiled a list of the single assessors who were appointed subsequent to the local board of assessors in all of the 169 municipalities. There is no attempt in this report to determine whether these single assessors were full or part-time. In a … Continued

2022 Legislative Update – OPM

The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) Intergovernmental Policy and Planning Division is providing municipal officials an overview document outlining 2022 Connecticut General Assembly legislative changes that affect assessment and taxation. Although some of the legislative changes were made effective in July, there are several provisions (highlighted on the attached document) that are effective as … Continued

Revaluation Changes – 10/1/2023

Pursuant to Section 7 of Public Act 22-74, the Office of Policy and Management would like to inform you of several changes in revaluation effective with the October 1, 2023 Grand List. The updated information and new schedule are posted on the OPM website Revaluation Date by Town (ct.gov). The legislation aligns planning regions (Regional … Continued

History of Connecticut Assessors Volume #5

ΟThis is the fifth volume of the History of Connecticut Assessors. It has been a challenge to get it published. Previously, Volume #1 was probably the most challenging. The Committee had never done it before, so we were trying things out for the very first time. We knew we had less material in 2019 than … Continued

Governor’s Bill – An Act Reforming Motor Vehicle Assessment

Motor vehicle taxes are a burden on residents and a headache for municipalities. To complement his proposal to reduce motor vehicle tax rates, Governor Lamont proposes exempting certain vehicles from taxation altogether and making the annual assessment process more predictable. Click Here for a Fact Sheet Click here for the full House Bill 2022HB-05043-R00-HB   … Continued

Abstract of Single Assessor – 2021

In this report, the Research/Historian Committee of the Connecticut Association of Assessing Officers has compiled a list of the single assessors who were appointed subsequent to the local board of assessors in all of the 169 municipalities. The information for this report was obtained from the following sources: State Register and Manual, Assessoreporter, CAAO Rosters, … Continued