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2016 PROPERTY TAX DUE DATE AND PAYMENT INFORMATION 

Town Tax payments are due in the Town Clerk’s Office not later than 5:00 PM on Monday, August 15, 2016.  NO POSTMARKS ACCEPTED Payments received after that date and time  are LATE and subject to an 8% penalty.  Also, interest at the rate of  1%  per month and any part of a month will be charged until paid in full.  The Clerk’s office will be open from 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. on the 15th.

School Tax payments are due in the Town Clerk’s Office not later than 5:00 PM on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.  Payments received after that date and time are LATE and subject to an 8% penalty.  Also, interest at the rate of 1%  per  month and any part of a month will be charged until paid in full.  The Clerk’s office will be open from 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. on the 15th.

HOW TO MAKE PAYMENTS   Payments may be made in person during office hours (check below for office hours); they may be made by *mail*  and  they may be made by dropping the payment through the slot in the Town Clerk’s door.  Checks are payable to the “Town of Worcester”.

*POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED *  This means that even if your tax payment is postmarked before or on the due date, it is late unless it is received in the Town Clerk’s office before the due date and time.  We check with the Worcester Post Office all day.

HOW TO GET A RECEIPT   If you make a payment in person during office hours, bring in your entire bill and we will mark it paid.  If you make a payment by mail or after office hours, include a stamped, self-addressed envelope  with your payment.  Please write your parcel number on your check.

PAYMENTS ARE PROCESSED EVERY DAY.  PLEASE FELL FREE TO CALL THE OFFICE AND CONFIRM THAT WE HAVE RECEIVED YOUR PAYMENT.  WE ARE HAPPY TO TAKE YOUR CALL OR RETURN YOUR MESSAGE.

EXTENDED HOURS DURING TAX WEEK!

August 12 and August 15, 2016  Extended Hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

REGULAR OFFICE HOURS:

Monday 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM                                                                                                                                              Tuesday, Thursday and Wednesday  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday  7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

 

PRESS RELEASE

Secretary of State Jim Condos Announces

VT’s Early Voting for the State Primary Begins Friday June 24

 Montpelier – Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos announces that early voting will officially open on Friday, June 24th.

Beginning on Friday, any registered voter will be able to request a ballot from their town clerk by phone, mail, or online and cast their vote for the August 9th election. The elections staff has already finalized and sent out the ballots to town clerks and some towns may even open their early voting before Friday.

“Vermont’s early voting system is one of the many ways our office ensures voting is accessible to eligible Vermont voters,” states Secretary Condos. “We recognize that many Vermonters have busy schedules and may not be able to take time away from work or their families to vote on August 9th. Early voting ensures these people are not left out of the democratic process by giving them more opportunities to cast their vote.”

Those who would like to request a ballot and vote early can contact their local town clerk or visit the Secretary of State’s website at: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections/voters/absentee-voting.aspx.

Ballots are available at your City/Town Clerks beginning no later than Friday, June 24th until the close of their town clerk’s office the day before the election. Ballots must be completed and returned to the appropriate town clerk by the close of polls on August 9th.

Keep in mind, only registered voters can request a ballot. For voters who are not yet registered, they can go online to complete their registration: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections/voters/registration.aspx.

Voters must register by August 3rd to be eligible to vote in the August 9th primary.

“Voting is a constitutional right and I am proud that our early voting system makes this right more accessible. Whether you vote early or at the polls on August 9th, I strongly encourage all Vermonters to get out and exercise their right vote.”

Your Vote is Your Voice!

 

 

Location

The Worcester Town Complex is located at 20 Worcester Village Road, Worcester, Vermont 05682. The Complex is home to the Town Clerk/Treasurer’s Office, the Delinquent Tax Collector’s office, the Volunteer Fire Department and the Listers’ Office. The Town mailing address is P.O. Box 161, Worcester, VT 05682
The Highway Department is located at 11 Maxham Drive.

Business Hours

Town Clerk/Treasurer/Delinquent Tax Collector’s regular office hours:

Monday: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday
Wednesday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday
Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Thursday
Friday: 7:00 am – 10:00 am, and by appointment after 10:00 am

The Listers’ regular office hours are Wednesdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Phone and email

The Worcester Town Complex phone number is (802) 223-6942.

Katie Winkeljohn, Town Clerk/Treasurer/Delinquent Tax Collector-Extension 1
Listers’ Office-Extension 3
Will Sutton, Fire Chief-Extension 4
Brian Powers, Road Commissioner-223-6903

The Fax number is 229-5216
Office e-mail: worcestertclerk@comcast.net

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