Tax Assistance for Seniors

Free Tax Assistance Programs – There are several free programs that provide tax assistance to seniors.  The Vermont Department of Taxes lists several options on their website.

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.