Property tax rates fall in Ferrisburgh

When Ferrisburgh property owners open their tax bills — which should start arriving next week, according to town officials — they will find property tax rates that have dropped by about 9 cents from the previous year.

Middlebury sees slight tax rate decrease

he Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday endorsed a new, fiscal year 2023 residential property tax rate of $2.4381 per $100 in property value, a decrease of three-quarters of a penny compared to the current rate of $2.4454.

Middlebury to see small rise in property tax rate

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard recently approved a fiscal year 2022 municipal tax rate of 79.69 cents per $100 of property value, representing a 0.0065-cent decrease compared to FY’21. The new tax rate is intended to cover municipal expenses from … (read more)

State education taxes lower than projected

ADDISON COUNTY — School taxes are going to be lower across the board than initially projected back in January, according to lawmakers and local school district officials. Several factors have combined during a winter that made the state tax rate, upon whi … (read more)

ANWSD now projects lower taxes

VERGENNES — On Tuesday, the Addison Northwest School District residents will weigh in on a $21.6 million 2021-2022 (FY22) school spending plan that comes in at about $238,400 less than the district spending level they backed this past March. And, accordin … (read more)

ACSD education tax rates revised downward

MIDDLEBURY — It’s a yearly, late-January disclaimer from school budget preparers when district spending plans have to be put to bed in order to meeting the annual town meeting warning deadline: “These figures could change by Town Meeting Day, depending on … (read more)

Monkton’s tax rate falls

MONKTON — Monkton’s 2020 municipal tax rate turns out to be 4.5 cents lower than what the selectboard estimated it would be back in March. On Aug. 31 the board set the 2020 town property tax rate at 39.37 cents per $100 of assessed property value, a decre … (read more)

Middlebury tax rate increases by 9 cents

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury residents this fiscal year will see an 8.9-cent increase in their local property tax rate, a jump that’s almost exclusively associated with rising school costs. The Middlebury selectboard in August set a fiscal year 2021 municipal … (read more)

New Haven tax rate increases by 8%

NEW HAVEN — An unusually high one-time payment to square up educational property taxes has led to a jump in the New Haven municipal tax rate. Last March, voters approved general fund spending of $702,749, a decrease of 2.7%. At the same time, they also ap … (read more)

Lincoln taxes edge higher

LINCOLN — Lincoln’s municipal tax rate will be slightly lower for fiscal year 2021, but the overall rate for Lincoln property owners is going up because of a jump in educational property tax rates. The town selectboard on Aug. 18 set this year’s municipal … (read more)

ANWSD has fund balance; updated tax rates arriving

VERGENNES — While Addison Northwest School District officials lay the groundwork to prepare for tough decisions that lie ahead (see related story), some good short-term financial news has recently arrived.  Director of Finance & Operations Elizabeth Jenni … (read more)

ANWSD communities see higher tax rates

VERGENNES — Residential school tax rates in Addison Northwest School District communities increased by between 9 and 29 cents, or roughly 5% and 16%, despite the March approval of a 2020-2021 district budget of $21,842,595 that reduced spending by about $ … (read more)

Tax rate increases outpace MAUSD budget

BRISTOL — If residents of the Mount Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD) on March 3 approve the MAUSD board’s proposed $31,399,182 spending plan for the 2020-2021 school year, they are expected to face increases in their towns’ school tax rates ranging … (read more)

MAUSD’s tax rate increases vary town by town

BRISTOL — Mount Abraham Unified School District (MAUSD) has discovered that the tax estimates it originally released at a Jan. 20 budget forum were incorrect due to an accounting error. The Bristol-area district’s 4-cent tax-rate discount awarded for agre … (read more)

Middlebury sees major tax rate drop

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury selectboard on Tuesday unanimously endorsed a fiscal year 2020 residential property tax rate of $2.34 per $100 in property value. That’s an astounding 50 cents less than the fiscal year 2019 residential rate of $2.8414, but Mid … (read more)