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Tax Structure Commission

The Vermont Tax Structure Commission consisted of three Vermonters who were appointed in fall 2018 and delivered their final report in February 2021.

The Vermont Tax Structure Commission was created by Act 11 of 2018 to analyze Vermont’s revenue system, recommend improvements and modernization, and provide a long-term vision for the tax structure. Independent from both the legislative and executive branches of government, the Commission aims to make the tax system more understandable for the public, help policymakers compare the merits of various options, and offer recommendations that can help Vermont’s revenue system work better for Vermonters.

Committee Members
Deb Brighton - Chair
Stephen Trenholm - Vice-Chair
Bram Kleppner - Member
Staff
Sean Sheehan - Staff Director
Sorsha Anderson - Staff Associate
Susan Mesner - Consultant
Featured Resources
Published on Feb 8, 2021 by Bram Kleppner, Commissioner, Tax Structure Commission
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Testimony and Public Feedback - Education Finance & Property Tax

Additional Material - Education Finance & Property Tax

Published on Aug 31, 2020

Published on Jul 9, 2020

Aggregate Income Tax Rates & Comparison of Income/Property Taxes
Published on Jan 4, 2021

Published on Nov 23, 2020

Property Tax Breaker Considerations
Published on Aug 31, 2020

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Testimony and Public Feedback - Other Topics

Additional Material - Other Topics

Published on Oct 12, 2020

Published on Sep 28, 2020
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Published on Sep 18, 2019

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Paper Drafts and Deliberations

Organizational Materials

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Questions or comments for the Commissioners?

Email: taxcommission@leg.state.vt.us

Please be advised that with few exceptions, any submitted documents are open to the public.