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PUBLIC NOTICE from the Assessor's Office

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All residents and non-residents, owning tangible personal property and subject to property tax in the town of Barkhamsted on October 1, 2022, are hereby notified to file their list of personal property with the Barkhamsted Assessor on or before November 1, 2022.  List need not include real estate or registered vehicles, but must include the following:
Non-registered and out-of-state registered motor vehicles, trailers, campers and snowmobiles per CGS Sec 12-71.

  • Manufacturing machinery and equipment
  • Furniture, fixtures and equipment
  • Electronic data processing (includes computers) and peripheral equipment
  • Farm machinery and tools
  • Mechanics tools
  • Leasehold improvements
  • Expensed supplies
  • Leased equipment
  • All other tangible personal property 
All individuals owning and operating a business in the town of Barkhamsted, including businesses that are being operated from home, are required by law to file their list of personal property with the Assessor.
Please do not disregard this notice: a 25% penalty will be assessed for failing to file a Declaration with the Assessor’s Office by November 1, 2022.  Declarations received with postmarks after November 1, are ONLY accepted if they are postmarked or canceled by the U.S. Postal Service or sent with USPS tracking information.
The Assessor’s Office, located at 67 Ripley Hill Road, Barkhamsted, will assist taxpayers who have questions or need help filling out the Personal Property Declaration.  Office hours are: Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 4:30. Town Hall is closed on Fridays