New Residents - Tax Exemptions

New residents of the Town of Cumberland are hereby notified that applications for exemptions from taxation must be filed no later than December 31 in order to be eligible for the subsequent billing year.  For those exemptions that require income data the exemption application deadline is extended to March 15th. 

The Town of Cumberland offers personal exemptions to those who qualify for one or more of the following categories:
¨Qualified Veteran Service Dates:                 ¨DD 214 Required               ¨Assessment Amount ($ 22,884)

  • World War I:  4/6/1917 to 11/11/1918
  • World War II: Veterans 12/7/1941 to 12/31/1946
  • Korean Campaign: 6/27/1950 to 1/31/1955: 10/01/1966 to 6/30/1974
  • Viet Nam:  7/1/1958 to 4/30/1975
  • Granada: 10/23/1983 to 11/21/1983*
  • Lebanon: 7/1/1958 to 11/1/1958; 6/01/1983 to 12/01/1987*
  • Persian Gulf:  7/24/1987 to 11/20/1995*
  • Persons who received the “Global War Expeditionary Medal” or the “Global War on Terrorism Medal”

*Must have actually served in conflict*

  • Prisoner of War ($45,767 Exemption) Must apply in person
  • Total  Service-Connected 100% Disabled Veteran ($ 45,767 Exemption) Must apply in person
  • Unmarried Widow of a Qualified Veteran ($22,884 Exemption) Must apply in person
  • Gold Star Parents ($22,884 Exemption) Must apply in person
  • Certified Blind Residents ($45,767 Exemption) See Link for Application  Below
  • Elderly Exemption (Age 65 or over applied to real estate only $45,767 exemption). Must apply in person and present picture ID
  •  Interstate Trucking Exemption 44-34-4.1  See Link for Application Below
  •  Farm, Forest, Open Space Act (P.L. 1968 Chap. 288)
  • Senior Deferment: This allows Senior Citizens to defer all tax increases until the property is sold, transferred, subdivided, or the owner is deceased.
  • Limited Income Exemption : Tax Exemption for Totally Disabled Application

Homeowners, who have been residents of the Town of Cumberland for FIVE years or more, are under age 65 and determined to be totally disabled by the Social Security Administration and having a combined income of $25,000 or less can apply for this exemption.  This Application can be submitted to the Tax Assessor’s Office by March 15th each year. 

Income Bracket
$0.00 to $10,499
$10,500 to $14,999
$15,000 to $19,999
$20,000 to 24,999

Exemption
$24,066
$19,253
$14,439
$  9,626

Limited Income/Poverty/Infirmity Application

Total Disabled Program Application