Tax Payment Options
Property taxes are paid in two installments in the Town of Sharon.
For the fiscal year beginning July 1st, 2023 and ending June 30th, 2024, the first payment of real and property taxes is due by 6:00 PM on or before Wednesday, September 13, 2023.
The second payment is due by 6:00PM on or before Wednesday, February 14, 2023
A few Special Notes:
- All Payments Should Include Your Parcel ID# (not the SPAN #).
- Please check your bill to make sure you have the correct status of homestead vs. non-homestead and if you received your expected State Payment credit per the letter you received from the VT Dept of Taxes.
- New this year: FY2024 tax payments not made by Feb. 14, 2024 at 6pm will be subject to a 2% late fee (penalty) and must be paid by Feb. 28, 2024 to avoid another 6% late fee (penalty) added for a total of an 8% late fee.
- Taxes paid late for the Sept. 13, 2023 and the Feb. 14, 2024 due dates will be charged 1% interest per month until paid in full.
For tax payment information, please call Lucy Pierpont, Finance Manager, at 802-763-8268 ext. 8 or Deb Jones, Treasurer, at ext.3.
Alternatively, you may email Lucy at firstname.lastname@example.org or Deb at email@example.com.
All payments must include your Parcel ID# (not the SPAN #), located on your tax bill.
Please be aware that you will only receive one bill in mid-August with payment stubs for both the September and February payments and that your tax bill is mailed to your address, not to your mortgage lender’s address.
Mail your check or money order and payment stub to Town of Sharon, PO Box 250, Sharon, VT 05065. If you include a self-addressed stamped envelope, we will return the receipted stub. A payment with USPS postmark by the due date will be on time.
Auto Pay ACH
Auto Pay ACH Payment Option: You can submit a form to us by two weeks before the tax due date to have your payment taken from your designated bank account on the tax due date.
Credit Card Online Payment Option: You can pay from the comfort of your home or office by using our online payment service with Municipay by clicking on the “Pay Your Bill Online” box. Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Visa. For this service, the payment processing company will charge you a minimum $3.00 fee for charges up to $113.00 and a 2.65% fee for charges over $113.00 to your credit card. You will need your Parcel ID# (not the SPAN#) to identify the tax bill you wish to pay.
Electronic Check (E-check) Online Payment Option: The Town of Sharon accepts electronic check payments using our online payment service with Municipay by clicking on the “Pay Your Bill Online” box. Payments will be charged to your bank account. You will need your 9-digit routing number as well as your account number for your bank account. A per transaction service fee of $1.50 will be charged by Municipay, to your account for this service. When “Payment Options” appears, click the "Switch to Pay with Check" link and then continue entering your information. You will need your Parcel ID# to identify the tax bill you wish to pay.