Senior Volunteer Tax Relief program offered by city

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 and clicking on the Senior Center.

For more information, call the Bristol Senior Center at (860)584-7895.seniors