Thanks - that route might work better for me than Marshfield.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Huntington Town Clerk - Heidi Racht" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2008 10:11 AM
Subject: Re: Postmarked tax payments
> Hello Amy,
> If you come to Burlington via Appalachian Gap, you drive right by our
> office. We have a slot in the door for after hours and our treasurer
> takes payment until midnight (we also accept postmarks). We get a lot of
> envelopes through that slot around tax time. No one actually comes down
> to the office at midnight, but someone may be sleepless and come down a
> little later (long before we are officially open) - after that, it's late.
> Heidi Racht
> Amy Deutl, Moretown Treasurer wrote:
>> I like the idea of a drop box - when I'm in your area, I might just
>> stop by to take a look at it ok?!
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> *From:* Bobbi Brimblecombe <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>> *To:* [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, June 17, 2008 3:32 PM
>> *Subject:* Re: Postmarked tax payments
>> Marshfield accepts "hand-cancelled" postmarks only, so it is up to
>> the taxpayer to make sure there is a legible postmark.
>> We have a drop slot on the outside of our building. The box is in
>> our office. We did have one taxpayer who insisted that he put his
>> payment in the box but we never received it. We now have a sign
>> outside telling people they have to call us to make sure the
>> payment was received. Our taxpayers appreciate being able to drop
>> off payments after hours.
>> At 05:54 PM 6/12/2008, you wrote:
>>> Barre City currently accepts tax payments received after the
>>> deadline as long as they are postmarked by the deadline. However,
>>> more and more frequently the post offices haven’t been applying a
>>> postmark. During the last payment cycle, we received at least a
>>> half dozen payments with no postmarks – some as much as 10 days
>>> after the deadline. We felt compelled to accept them. We are
>>> considering doing away with the receipt of postmarked payments,
>>> and are interested in what policies other cities/towns of our
>>> size have in place. We would also be interested in people’s
>>> thoughts on drop boxes for receipt of payments – are there issues
>>> of security or liability?
>>> Thanks in advance.
>>> Carol D
>>> */Carolyn S. Dawes
>>> /*Barre City Clerk/Treasurer
>>> Barre City Hall
>>> 6 N. Main St., Suite 6
>>> Barre , VT 05641
>>> (802) 476-0242
>>> (802) 476-0264 fax
>>> www.barrecity.org <http://www.barrecity.org/>
>> Bobbi Brimblecombe
>> Marshfield Town Clerk
>> 122 School Street, Room 1
>> Marshfield, VT 05658
>> (802) 426-3305
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