Board of Abatement

Abatement is a statutory process for relieving taxpayers from the burden of property taxes, penalty (collection fees) and interest when the law authorizes abatement and when the board, in its discretion, agrees that the request is reasonable and proper. It exists to permit the board to prevent an injustice or to help a taxpayer who faces extraordinary circumstances that make it difficult for the taxpayer to meet his or her tax obligations.

The Board of Abatement consists of the Town Clerk, Town Treasurer, Select Board members, Justices of the Peace and the Assessors.

To file for abatement reach out to the Town Clerk's office: [email protected] or 802-584-3276