Collector of Taxes
Almira Aekus is the collector of current and delinquent taxes. She can be reached at (802) 368-7887.
Tax bills are mailed ONLY once in the month of August for the tax year and are due on or before November 1st. If November 1st falls on a Sunday the taxes are due on the following Monday.
If you purchase a property after the tax bills are mailed, you will not receive a new bill in your name until the following tax year mailing. Your attorney should have made you aware of this and all outstanding taxes due are your responsibility. Contact the Town Clerk's office if you need a copy of the bill at (802) 368-7887.
Vermont Homestead Declaration Form HS-122, Section A Vermont resident homeowners must annually file a Declaration of Homestead on their principal dwelling. Due date is April 15th. Late filing penalties will be applied. For more information go to: http://www.state.vt.us/tax/propertyadj.shtml
Property Tax Adjustment Claim Form HS-122, Section B Eligible Homestead owners must annually file a claim to receive an adjustment to property tax. Generally an adjustment is not available to households whose income is $99,000 or more. Property tax adjustments may be filed up to October 15th. You are eligible for an adjustment if: you have filed a Vermont Homestead; you were a Vermont resident all of the prior calendar year; and you are not claimed as a dependent of another taxpayer for the tax year.
Documents you will need to file: Copy of property tax bill; Income information for you, your spouse/civil union partner, and all other members of the household such as W-2, 1099, SSA-1099, SSA-1042S, RRB-1099, RRB-1045, business income information. Homestead Declaration Assistance (866) 828-2865 (toll free in VT) or (802) 828-2865 (local and out of state).
Contact Person: Almira Aekus
Monday-Friday 9am-2pm, Wednesday evening 5-7pm, 1st Sat of month 9am-12noon or by appointment
Phone: (802) 368-7887
FAX: (802) 368-7519