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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.565

Introduced by Representative Condon of Colchester

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Taxation; property tax; property tax adjustment appeal

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to allow an appeal of a late-filed property tax adjustment claim for 30 days following a municipality’s first property tax bill.

AN ACT RELATING TO APPEAL OF LATE-FILED PROPERTY TAX ADJUSTMENT CLAIM

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  32 V.S.A. § 6072 is amended to read:

§ 6072.  APPEALS

Any person aggrieved by the denial, in whole or in part, of relief a property tax adjustment claimed under this chapter, except when the denial is based upon late filing of a claim for relief adjustment, may appeal to the commissioner by filing a petition of appeal within 60 days after the denial; and may appeal a denial based upon late filing of a claim if the petition of appeal is filed within 30 days after the denial and within 30 days after the appellant’s municipality issues its first property tax bill of the property tax year.  This appeal shall be a person's exclusive remedy for denial of a benefit an adjustment claimed under this chapter.  The commissioner's determination may be further appealed in the manner described in subsection 5885(b) of this title.

Sec. 2.  EFFECTIVE DATE

This act shall apply to claims filed in 2008 and after.



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The Vermont General Assembly
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