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Forms and Applications

No. Instructions Title
AC-305   Vermont Property Assessor Certification Program Recertification/Reinstatement Form
HSD-315   Request For Lister’s Certificate Of Housesite Value (Formerly Form PVR-315)
HSD-316   Request For Lister’s Certificate of Housesite Value for A Subdivided Parcel (Formerly Form PVR-316)
PV-604   Vermont Photovoltaic (PV) System Inventory Form
PVR-317   Vermont Property Tax Public, Pious, or Charitable Exemption
PVR-321   Application for Certification as Qualified Organization
PVR-322   Application for Assessment of Parcel under 10 V.S.A. 6306(b)
PVR-323   Application for Addition to the List of Department-Approved Appraiser Trainees
PVR-324   Application for Addition to the List of Department-Approved Project Supervisors
PVR-325   Application for Addition to the List of Department-Approved Appraisers
PVR-326   Application for Addition to the List of Department-Approved Appraisal Firms
PVR-2602C   Vermont Mobile Home Uniform Bill of Sale
PVR-2606A   Vermont Mobile Home Relocation Statement
PVR-2606B   Mobile Home Relocation Statement - Out-Of-State
PVR-2606Q   Mobile Home Quitclaim Deed
PVR-2606W   Mobile Home Warranty Deed
PVR-3431   Vermont Preliminary Lister's Oath
PVR-4004   Vermont Tax Inventory to Be Filed With the Listers or Assessors
PVR-4085   Notice of Assessment No Inventory Filed/Unsatisfactory Inventory Filed
PVR-4111   Notice to Taxpayers Abstracts of Individual Lists
PVR-4155   Certificate - No Appeal or Suit Pending
PVR-4224   Notice to Taxpayer Result of Grievance Day Appeal
View   Application for Grievance | Template for Towns
PVR-4261   Errors and Omissions Certificate – Classification Change Only
PVR-4261-E   Errors and Omissions Certificate
PVR-4404-ON   Official Notice Decision of Board of Civil Authority
PVR-4404-PN   Post Notice of Board of Civil Authority Hearings
PVR-5071   Notice of Personal Property Tax Lien
RA-308   Detailed Reappraisal Compliance Plan
RA-309   Detailed Reappraisal Compliance Report
RA-310   Report of Reappraised Grand List
RCT-331   Railroad Company Tax Return
VT-4004-APT   Apartment Use Property - Rental Income Statement
VT-4004-CI   Commercial & Industrial Property - Lease / Rental Terms
FS-1271   Self-Assessment Checklist of Lister Office Duties
AC-304   Vermont Property Appraiser Certification Program Application
Applications
View   Request Grand List Form
View   Request for List Value Adjustment Form
View   State of Vermont Grant Agreement Application

Publications and Fact Sheets

No. Title REVISED
View 2022 Lister Calendar and Task List February 2022
FS-1102 Conservation Easements and Property Valuation Guidance: How to Assess Land Permanently Encumbered by Conservation Easement March 2016
GB-1101 Current Use and Property Valuation Guidance: How to Allocate Land Subject to Use Value Appraisal April 2019
GB-1219 Current Use Program eCuse Submission: eCuse Program Guide to How to Submit the Annual Agricultural Certification for Land and Buildings September 2019
GB-1188 eCuse – online Current Use: Municipal Service User Guide for Town Clerks and Listers August 2018
FS-1270 Elect Listers and/or Hire an Assessor: Options for Your Town March 2020
GB-1071 Form HS-122: Instructions for Municipalities to Download and Report to Vermont Department of Taxes February 2021
GB-1067 Grand List Lodging: Instructions for Listers March 2020
GB-1273 Grand List State Payment Confidentiality Options February 2021
FS-1184 Grant Education Funding for Listers and Assessors (Municipal Reimbursement) December 2020
GB-1279 Guide to Best Practices for Property Valuation in Vermont June 2020
GB-1183 Guide to Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet May 2018
GB-1202 Instructions for Listers Using PV Value® for Commercial PV Systems February 2021
FL-1204 Integrated Property Tax Management System February 2019
GB-1138 Land Developed or Withdrawn from the Current Use Program: Guidance for Assessing Officials on How to Determine Fair Market Value--Examples and Scenarios April 2019
GB-1143 Lister and Assessor Handbook February 2020
GB-1150 myVTax Guide for Listers and Town Clerks: How to Search for Property Transfer Tax Returns December 2020
GB-1190 myVTax Guide: for Listers Initial Signup and Login February 2021
GB-1216 myVTax Guide: for Town Clerks How to Record Returns December 2020
GB-1179 myVTax Guide: How to Record a Land Use Change Lien Release December 2020
GB-1178 myVTax Guide: LV-314 Return Navigation for Listers December 2020
GB-1211 myVTax Guide: Sales Valuation for the Equalization Study February 2021
GB-1281 Property Ownership Guide for Assessing Officials September 2020
GB-1218 QuickStart eCuse Guide: Submit an Annual Agricultural Certification September 2019
FS-1185 State-Sponsored Courses for Listers and Assessors at No Charge to Municipalities October 2020
View Tax Bills and Confidentiality of Property Tax Adjustment Information March 2012
FS-1137 Town Clerks: When to Mail Paper Versions of the Property Transfer Tax Return to the State February 2019
FS-1068 Taxation of Solar Plants March 2022
View Use Value Appraisal of Agricultural, Forest, Conservation and Farm Buildings Property July 2009
FS-1061 Valuation of Tax-Exempt Properties: Helping Property Owners and Municipal Assessors Comply with Vermont Law April 2019
GB-1100 Vermont Property Assessor Certification Program for Listers and Assessors June 2022
FS-1275 Vermont Taxation on Transfers of Mobile Homes December 2020
FS-1149 What a Lister Does: Overview of Responsibilities July 2017

Resources

No. Title Revised
Approved Appraisers
View Approved Appraisers as Certified by the Vermont Department of Taxes January 2021
Property and School Codes
View Property Category Codes  
View Property Class Codes  
View Vermont School District Codes (pdf)  
External Links
View Vermont League of Cities & Towns Resources | Municipal Assistance Center  
View New England Municipal Resource Center  
View Guide to Vermont’s Town Clerks, Treasurers & County Clerks February 2019
Maps
View District Advisor Map Assignments by Town March 2022
View Current Use Map Standards July 2009
Letters and Templates
VT Bill Backer 2022 Vermont Property Tax Bill Backer May 2022
View Fair Market Value Letter Template October 2017
View Letter LUCT (Land Use Change Tax) related Fair Market Value Determination September 2016

Subsidized Housing Worksheets

NO. Instructions Title
  Instructions Guide To Valuation Of Subsidized Housing Worksheet
2022   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2022
2021   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2021
2020   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2020
2019   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2019
2018   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2018
2017   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2017
2016   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2016
2015   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2015
2014   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2014
2013   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2013
2012   Valuation of Subsidized Housing Worksheet 2012

Equalization and Reappraisal Study

No. Title Revised
GB-1267 Reappraisal Activity Evaluation for the Equalization Study June 2022
GB-1243 Introduction to Vermont's Equalization Study April 2022
View Reappraisal Sales Study  

Equalization and Reappraisal Payments

No. Title Submitted
View FY22 Equalization and Reappraisal Payments March 2022
View FY21 Equalization and Reappraisal Payments March 2021
View FY20 Equalization and Reappraisal Payments March 2020
View FY19 Equalization and Reappraisal Payments March 2019
View FY18 Equalization and Reappraisal Payments March 2018

Reports

No. Title Submitted
View All All Vermont Department of Taxes Reports  

Tax Law and Guidance

No. Title Revised
82-1 Procedure for Deciding Property Tax Appeals  
84-1 Municipal Charters  
86-P65 Contract Appraisal Certification Review Procedure  
View Appeals to the Director of Property Valuation and Review