The Connecticut Property Tax credit can be entered on your Connecticut return by following the steps below:
- State Section
- Edit (pencil)
- Property Tax Credit
In order to claim this credit on property taxes paid on either your residence or automobile, one or both of the following should apply:
- You or your spouse are age 65 or older by the end of the year, AND/OR
- You claim one or more dependents on your federal tax return
The maximum credit allowed (on your primary residence or motor vehicle, or both) is $200 per return regardless of filing status.
*Note: You may not carry this credit forward and it is not refundable.
To view the 2017 Form CT-1040 instructions click here.