City will not pursue exemptions for seniors, disabled residents

NORWICH – Over the last few months, the City of Norwich has discussed the possibility of increasing the income guidelines for the senior property tax exemption and instituting an exemption for disabled property owners, but after last week’s meeting of the Finance / Personnel Committee, it looks like neither of those issues will be pursued at this time.



On Tuesday night, the committee decided not to move forward with either of the tax exemptions. First Ward Alderman Robert Carey explained he felt the exemptions would be shifting the tax burden from one property owner to another.


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