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The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.

Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 133 : ASSESSMENT AND COLLECTION OF TAXES

Subchapter 009 : DELINQUENT TAXES

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 5224)
  • § 5224. Trustee process

    (a) A person or corporation may be summoned as trustee of the defendant and the goods, effects, and credits of such defendant in the hands of such trustee at the time of service of the writ thereon or that shall thereafter come into the hands or possession thereof before disclosure, shall thereby be attached and held to respond to final judgment in such cause, notwithstanding the tax or taxes whereon action is so brought are less than the sum of $10.00. A person or corporation so summoned as trustee may be adjudged liable as such notwithstanding the value of the goods, effects, or credits in the hands or possession thereof belonging to such defendant is less than $10.00.

    (b) In suits for the collection of taxes by trustee process, when the defendant contests the validity of the tax and does not prevail, judgment shall be rendered against him or her for all taxable costs and execution issue accordingly, notwithstanding such costs are greater than the amount of the judgment against the trustee.