Property Taxes

Tax Rates Fiscal Year 2022/2023 starting July 1st.

Rate Type
Residential Non-Residential
State Education Tax 1.5392 1.8257
Town Municipal Service Tax   0.5750 0.5750
Total Tax Rate
2.1142 2.4007

Property Tax Bill Installment Due Dates

August 15, 2022                 November 15, 2022                 March 15, 2023


LATE PAYMENT FEES

1st Installment due
2nd Installment due
3rd Installment due
August 15th
November 15th
March 15th
PENALTIES:



5% charged after           August 15th
5% charged after           November 15th 
5% charged after           March 15th 
3% charged after          September 15th 
3% charged after           December 15th
3% charged after            April 15th
INTEREST:



1% PER MONTH FOR THE FIRST 90 DAYS AND  1.5% PER MONTH THERE AFTER

Tax Facts


  • Tax billing cycle runs July 1st through June 30th of each year.
  • The Town of Colchester is required to bill and collect the State of Vermont's Education Tax which is determined by the State Legislature annually.  
  • Tax Bills are sent to owner of record around July 15th of each year.
  • Postdated payments of property taxes are not accepted.
  • The tax bills have 3 payment stubs on bottom to be used for each of the 3 installment due dates. 
  • New owners after July 1st need to request a copy of their tax bill from us if not received through the closing (sale/purchase) process.