Property Data Cards for Reappraisal
The town-wide reappraisal is underway. Property data cards are completed after the appraiser completes the initial site visit of a property. Property owners are encouraged to view these cards and contact the appraisers with any questions or corrections. The site asks for a passcode which is available on the paperwork provided to each property owner by the appraiser.
Cards can be viewed here: https://www.nemrc.info/Richmond/
Lister cards are available during regular office hours.
Hours by appointment only.
The Board of Listers/Assessor maintains the town’s Grand List, which is a summary of all property values in town. The Listers/Assessor inspects new and changed property, compiles and analyzes sales data, provides the public with assessment information, supplies the Department of Property Valuation and Review reports, and performs other miscellaneous duties.
For tax purposes, property is classified as either homestead or nonresidential. These property classes are subject to the education tax and municipal tax at different rates. To be taxed at the homestead rate, the property owner must file a Homestead Declaration with the Vermont Department of Taxes declaring that he or she is a Vermont resident who owns and occupies the property as his or her principal dwelling as of April 1. The Declaration is due each year on or before April 15. To ensure that property buyers pay the correct tax rate and avoid the penalty for late-filed Homestead Declarations, declare Homesteads by April 15th.
The properties enrolled in this program consist of agricultural land, forest land, conservation land and farm buildings. New Current Use Applications are now available on the State of Vermont Department of Taxes website.