Board of Abatement

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The Jericho Board of Abatement hears testimony from property owners regarding their loss of property or inability to pay their taxes. For more information on the abatement process, please click on the link below to look at a publication published by the Vermont Secretary of State's office titled "About Abatement".*this manual was published by the Secretary of State's Office in 2014. In 2019 there was a substitution of "nonhomestead" for "nonresidential".

The reasons for abatement are outlined in Vermont State Statute Title 24 section 1535


The Board of Abatement members are

  • Town Treasurer (1)
  • Select Board (3)
  • Listers (3)
  • Justices of the Peace (12)
  • Town Clerk (1)

The Board does not have regularly scheduled meetings, but meet at the next available time after abatement requests are received. Scheduling an abatement hearing can take several months to arrange as there must be at least 11 board members available to hear the abatement requests.

The Jericho Board of Abatement hears testimony from property owners regarding their loss of property or inability to pay their taxes. For more information on the abatement process, please click on the link below to look at a publication published by the Vermont Secretary of State's office titled "About Abatement".*this manual was published by the Secretary of State's Office in 2014. In 2019 there was a substitution of "nonhomestead" for "nonresidential".

The reasons for abatement are outlined in Vermont State Statute Title 24 section 1535


The Board of Abatement members are

  • Town Treasurer (1)
  • Select Board (3)
  • Listers (3)
  • Justices of the Peace (12)
  • Town Clerk (1)

The Board does not have regularly scheduled meetings, but meet at the next available time after abatement requests are received. Scheduling an abatement hearing can take several months to arrange as there must be at least 11 board members available to hear the abatement requests.

Page last updated: 18 May 2022, 07:29 PM