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Confused by Dates ?

This is admittedly confusing, but is included here in response to numerous and ongoing questions from taxpayers.

A fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30. For instance, fiscal year 2009 began on July 1, 2008 and will end on June 30, 2009.

Property taxes collected for a fiscal year are based on the property's ownership and condition as of the previous January first. For example, one who owns property on January 1, 2008 should expect to receive, and is legally responsible for, a fiscal year 2009 bill.

When property is sold in mid-year, the division of taxes, if any, should be addressed in a Purchase & Sale Agreeement. The assessors cannot calculate how much the new owner and the former owner owe since we do not know what was agreed to.

-- PJS 11/6/2008

 

 

Coming Events

"The Last Days On Mars"
Sat Jul 22 @07:30PM - 10:00PM
Selectboard
Wed Jul 26 @07:00PM -
Energy Committee
Thu Jul 27 @07:00PM - 08:30PM
AA Open Meeting
Sat Jul 29 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
Wendell Meditation Group
Sun Jul 30 @08:30AM - 09:30AM
AA Open Meeting
Sun Jul 30 @06:00PM - 07:00PM
Road Commissioners
Tue Aug 01 @06:30PM -
Fire Department Committee
Mon Aug 07 @08:00PM -
Mahar Committee
Tue Aug 08 @07:00PM -
Library Trustees
Tue Aug 08 @07:00PM - 08:00PM

Finance Committee Studies

Aug.11

Companion workbook to our Case Study of Regional School Assessments

Aug.11

A study illuminating the highly regressive nature of the Education Flat Tax under the current Cha...

Aug.11

Case Study illuminating the causes of the severely distorted assessments levied by the Mahar Regi...

Jan.10

Case Study developed by the Wendell FinCom illuminating the causes of the severely distorted asse...

Old Home Day 2009

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