TOWN CLERK & TREASURER
Click HERE for our changes due to Covid-19 FAQ
Vermont Department of Taxes Issues 2020 Tax Season Guidance in Response to COVID-19 Emergency
The Vermont Department of Taxes continues to carefully monitor the evolving situation related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Department is working closely with the office of Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont legislature, following changes at the federal level, and adhering to guidance from the Vermont Department Health. Please see the Department’s information on relief for Vermont taxpayers at tax.vermont.gov/coronavirus. You should check this link periodically as the guidance may change. You may also follow the Vermont Department of Taxes on Facebook and Twitter.
181 Business Route 4
CENTER RUTLAND, VT 05736
PHONE (802) 773-2528 x 3201 FAX (802) 773-7295
Monday- Wednesday- Thursday - 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday - 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Friday - 8:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
The Town Clerk is responsible for:
Recording of Land Records including deeds
as well as other recordings
Administration of all Elections (Register to vote! Click here)
Filing and Indexing all Town Vital Records
Births and Deaths
Beginning July 1, 2019, Birth and Death Certificates can be obtained at ANY town or city clerk's office in the state with a valid ID. You can also request a copy of a Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate online
The Town Treasurer is responsible for:
Town and Cemetery Fund Records
Tax Billing and Collection of Current Year Taxes
Payroll & Accounts Payable
The Rutland Town Treasurer's office does not accept prepayments for future tax years that have not been billed. For more information please follow the link to a guide from the Vermont League of Cities and Towns - The Federal Tax Bill and Municipal Property Taxes
Rutland Town Tax Payment Options
The Rutland Town Treasurer’s office is pleased to bring our taxpayers several options to ensure timely tax payments for our 2019-2020 tax year.
- In Person at the Treasurer’s office: Payment must be made at the counter by the close of office hours on tax bill due dates. We now accept Credit Cards for tax payments at the counter (fees apply).
- By mail: The envelope must be postmarked by a USPS official postmark on or before the due date. If the envelope is received after the due date without a postmark or an illegible postmark, it will not be considered timely. PLEASE BE AWARE that due to changes in U.S. Post office procedures, a postmark is no longer guaranteed to be placed on your envelope. To ensure a postmark please bring your letter to the post office and have it hand stamped on the envelope by the Postmaster.
- Online by Credit/Debit Card or eCheck: (Fees Apply) Payment must be executed by 11:59pm on the due date(s). We will receive an email from our vendor site with a timestamp. For more information please go to our website rutlandtown.com and select “Online Tax Payments”
NOTICE: If you use a bill pay service with your bank- be advised the envelopes are not postmarked. If they arrive after the date they are considered late.