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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 133 : ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF TAXES

Subchapter 009 : DELINQUENT TAXES

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 5142)
  • § 5142. Delinquent taxes; interest and collection fees

    (a) The acceptance of full or partial payment of overdue taxes by a town official shall not preclude the town from collecting any unpaid balance of taxes and any interest and collection fees accruing to the town, whether relating to the collected or uncollected portion of taxes.

    (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, the treasurer shall accept, on behalf of the collector of delinquent taxes, full payment of overdue taxes tendered after the due date fixed in the notice sent pursuant to section 4792 of this title but before the warrant is issued, provided such payment is accompanied by the collection fee and any interest. Taxes, fees, and interest collected under this subsection shall be turned over to the collector of delinquent taxes when the warrant is issued.

    (c) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, if taxes are not collected by the treasurer and the collector of delinquent taxes and the collector of current taxes are not the same person, the collector of current taxes shall accept, on behalf of the collector of delinquent taxes, full payment of overdue taxes tendered after the due date fixed in the notice sent pursuant to section 4772 of this title but before the list of delinquent taxpayers is delivered to the collector of delinquent taxes, provided such payment is accompanied by the collection fee and any interest. Taxes, fees, and interest collected under this subsection shall be turned over to the collector of delinquent taxes when the list of delinquent taxpayers is delivered. (Added 1985, No. 91; amended 1989, No. 149 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. April 24, 1990; 1997, No. 26, § 4.)