The Norwich Finance Office is staffed Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9am to 4pm. Outside those times, please email the office with questions.
Interim Finance Director
Joyce Hasbrouck: 802-649-1419, ext. 3
**The first installment of your taxes is due August 30th, 2023.**
Ways to pay your property taxes:
- Cash or check to Town of Norwich:
- Mail to PO Box 376
- Drop in the drop box outside Tracy Hall
- Drop with the Finance Office Monday, Thursday or Friday 9am-4pm
- Online via e-check, credit card or debit card (additional fees may apply)
- Direct debit from your bank account (please fill out this form).
Property Tax Bills (click to view more information)
Property tax bills will be issued in July to the property owners of record as of April 1. If you purchase a property after April 1, you should request the tax bill from the seller or contact this office for a copy.
The payment date for the first installment of your taxes is August 30, 2023. Legible postmarks by the U.S. Post Office are accepted.
To assist in explaining how to read a property tax bill, the Vermont Department of Taxes has created THIS GUIDE with brief explanations. A more in-depth explanation of how statewide education property taxes are calculated can be found in FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.
FILING HOMESTEAD DECLARATIONS ANNUALLY ONCE AGAIN BECAME MANDATORY IN 2013. IF YOU ARE A VERMONT RESIDENT AND OWN AND OCCUPY A VERMONT DWELLING AS YOUR PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE ON APRIL 1, YOU MUST FILE A HOMESTEAD DECLARATION, FORM HS-122, BY APRIL (FEDERAL) TAX DAY* OF THAT YEAR. THE PENALTY FOR LATE FILING IS 8% OF THE EDUCATION TAXES.
Homestead Declaration Information (click to view more information)
In order to file your Homestead Declaration, you will need:
- your Norwich tax bill
- Vermont form HS-122
- Vermont form HS-144 (if you are income-qualified)
More information and all necessary forms can be found online HERE.