The Assessor’s Office is responsible for discovering, listing, and valuing all real estate, motor vehicles, and personal property for the annual Grand List. The office also assists the public with tax exempt programs; and provides information on buildings, land maps, and property ownership in Town.
Grand List Information
Each town in Connecticut is required by law to revalue all real estate at least once every 5 years. East Granby’s last revaluation was completed on 10/1/2018.
During the revaluation, the market value of each property is estimated. Then 70 percent is the assessment assigned to each property. Property taxes are computed by multiplying the mill rate by the assessment.
2019 GRAND LIST INFORMATION
Each town in Connecticut is required by law to revalue all real estate at least once every five years. East Granby’s last on-site, physical revaluation was completed on October 1, 2018. An update of the Grand List was completed on October 1, 2019.
During the revaluation, the market value of each property is estimated. Then per State Statute, seventy percent is the assessment assigned to each property. Property taxes are computed by multiplying the mill rate by the assessment.
Assessor Mary Ellen Brown has certified the 2019 Grand List listed below as of January 30, 2020. The town’s Grand List is the sum of the values of all taxable properties in town which include motor vehicles, business personal property and real estate. The following Grand List has values as of October 1, 2019. This year’s Grand List is essentially flat to the October 1, 2018 Grand List.
Grand List October 2018 October 2019 Difference %
Real Estate $471,839,790 $473,288,490 + $1,448,700 + 0.3%
Motor Vehicles $ 65,911,082 $ 64,924,567 – $ 986,515 – 1.5%
Personal Property $ 69,675,092 $ 69,084,130 – $ 590,962 – 0.85
Total $607,425,964 $607,297,187 – $ 128,777 – 0.02
2019 Top 10 Taxpayers in East Granby
Property valuations as of 10/01/2019
RSCC – $27,740,910
Galasso – $26,849,560
CL& P – $21,415,660
MB Aerospace – $13,078,120
United Illuminating – $8,906,560
Nufern Coherent – $8,894,360
Barnes Group – $8,717,330
Paines – $7,794,596
EAN Holdings – $7,653,580
BDL Associates – $6,573,000
2018 Mill Rates
Real Estate & Personal Property—32.8 mills
Motor Vehicles—32.8 mills
Motor Vehicle Tax Information
In Connecticut all bills are as of October 1st. Motor vehicle values are obtained from the Nada guide book.
To remove or prorate a motor vehicle on a tax list, you must provide two forms of proof to the Assessor’s Office. One of these proofs must address the disposition of the plate, either by cancellation at the DMV, or transfer to another vehicle. Second acceptable proofs are a bill of sale, transfer of title, out of state registration, police report, trade-in document, junkyard receipt, or insurance document indicating cancellation and why. All documents must clearly identify the vehicle, including the vin number.