We have a taxpayer that has bounced at least 3 checks that I know of (I
was newly elected in March) in the last year or so for over $1,200.00
each . The latest was for the our first quarter installment - which by
the way was over two months late. I plan on sending a certified letter
- does anyone have experience with this? Specifically, can I include in
the letter any or all of the following:
- that I will only accept certified bank checks from now on.
- that the $10.00 NSF fee charged by our bank must be included .
- that payments received will be applied in the following order;
outstanding bank fees, interest incurred, principal
- that failure to correct the situation will prompt me to contact the
state police (I believe it is a felony to bounce a check of greater than
Since the taxpayer in question is an attorney, I would like to make the
letter firm but obviously it needs to be legal.
Thanks for your help, Dan
Huntington Town Treasurer
4930 Main Road
Huntington, VT 05462
(802) 434-2032 - Voice
(802) 434-4731 - Fax
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