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Tax Structure Commission

The Tax Structure Commission's DRAFT final report is available for review below. Please feel free to share this link with people who are interested in Vermont’s revenue system. If you would like to give feedback on the draft, please email taxcommission@leg.state.vt.us by January 21, 2021.

Please be advised that, with few exceptions, comments and submissions are posted and available to the public.

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.

The Commissioners were appointed in fall 2018 and will serve until they deliver their final report in early February 2021. Their DRAFT final report is now available for review here.

Please feel free to share this link with people who are interested in Vermont’s revenue system. If you would like to give feedback on the draft, please email taxcommission@leg.state.vt.us by January 21, 2021.

Please be advised that, with few exceptions, comments and submissions are posted and available to the public.

Committee Members
Deb Brighton - Chair
Stephen Trenholm - Vice-Chair
Bram Kleppner - Member
Staff
Sean Sheehan - Staff Director
Sorsha Anderson - Staff Associate
Susan Mesner - Consultant
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Published on Jan 7, 2021 by Deb Brighton, Commissioner, Tax Structure Commission; Bram Kleppner, Commissioner, Tax Structure Commission; Stephen Trenholm, Commissioner, Tax Structure Commission
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Other Resources

 
2017 10-Year Tax Study
by Joint Fiscal Office

by Graham Campbell, Joint Fiscal Office

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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.