The city will offer the Senior Volunteer Tax Relief Program once again this year. A resolution was passed at the Nov. 10 City Council making it official. The purpose of the program is to provide a tax credit of $300 to a person or household that meets the following criteria:
Eligibility Requirements: Bristol resident 65 years of age or older; own real property as a principle residence; have an annual income of $35,200/single, or $42,900/couple; must volunteer a minimum of 50 hours at a non-profit agency between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.
An information packet can be obtained at the Bristol Senior Center weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., or by going to the city’s website at www.bristolct.gov and clicking on the Senior Center.