Tax & Sewer Department - Collections

Property Tax & Sewer Charge
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The Town of Castleton operates on a fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending June 30 and collects in four (4) installments.

  • Property Tax installment due dates are as follows: August 31st; November 30th; February 28th and May 31st.
  • Sewer installment due dates are as follows: September 30th; December 31st; March 31st and May 31st.

Property tax and sewer charge bills are mailed 30 days prior to the first installment to the owner of record as of April 1st.  "The tax is the responsibility of “the last owner or possessor [of the property] on April 1 in each year.” 32 V.S.A. § 3651. The owner, as of April 1, remains liable for the year’s taxes regardless of whether the property is sold after April 1 of that year."

Postmarks marked by midnight on the due date are accepted. Interest is charged 30 days after the due date. Postmarks are not extended to the 30-day "grace" period. Property tax and sewer charges not received by end of business day on June 30th will be subject to an 8% penalty and applicable interest charges. 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Christine Ettori Secretary to the Tax Collector 802-468-5319 or