Tax Assistance for Seniors
Free Tax Assistance Programs – http://tax.vermont.gov/individuals/free-tax-preparation-assistance – There are several free programs that provide tax assistance to seniors. The Vermont Department of Taxes lists several options on their website.
Homestead Declaration – http://tax.vermont.gov/property-owners/homestead-declaration – 802-828-2505. All residents of Vermont should file a homestead declaration when they file their Vermont income tax each year. Depending on your income level, the State of Vermont may make a payment on the education portion of your property taxes. This payment is made directly to the town and may reduce your share of your property taxes.