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H.682

Introduced by Representative Atkins of Winooski

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Taxation; property tax; appeal for errors and omissions

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to create an appeal process for change of appraisal due to errors or omissions.

AN ACT RELATING TO ERRORS AND OMISSIONS PROPERTY TAX APPRAISAL APPEAL

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

Sec. 1.  32 V.S.A. § 4111 is amended to read:

§ 4111.  abstracts of individual lists

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(f)  If the listers discover any error or omission in such abstract, they shall correct the same and shall forthwith give notice thereof in writing by mail, postage prepaid, or by personal delivery to the taxpayer whose list is thus changed, unless such change was made in his or her presence. 

(g)  A person who feels aggrieved by the action of the listers and desires to be heard by them, shall, on or before the day of the grievance meeting or within 14 days after receipt of the notice under subsection (f) of this section, file with them his or her objections in writing and may appear at such grievance meeting or at a special meeting for appeals of notices under subsection (f) of this section in person or by his or her agents or attorneys.  Upon the hearing of such grievance, the parties thereto may submit such documentary or sworn evidence as shall be pertinent thereto.

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Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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