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Our treasurer does the opposite - no postmark, then it is assumed to be late.

 In Williston we accept postmarks for both taxes and utilities.  The
> advantage to having the postmark is that we have the envelope showing if a
> payment was actually mailed late - the downside of this is we are now
> finding that many of the payments coming from the banks do not actually
> have a postmark on the envelope - a little frustrating as we have to go
> with the benefit of the doubt and consider those on time.
>  
> I may rethink the postmark issue.
>  
> Deb Beckett, CMC/CVT
> Williston Town Clerk & Treasurer
>
>
> ________________________________
>  From: Guildhall Town Clerk <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Thursday, June 7, 2012 11:26 AM
> Subject: Re: Postmarks
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> Guildhall does not.
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> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 8:22 AM, Renee Patterson
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Montgomery does NOT accept postmarks as timely.
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>>Renee J Patterson
>>Montgomery Town Clerk/Treasurer
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Vermont Municipal Government Discussion Network
>>[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Debbie Desrosiers
>>Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 8:36 AM
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>>To: [log in to unmask]
>>Subject: Postmarks
>>
>>
>>Hi,
>>
>>Just wondering if everyone accepts a postmark for on time tax and utility
>>payments? Seem to be having issues and I'd like to do away with it.
>>
>>Thanks.
>>Debbie
>>Asst. Treasurer
>>Brattleboro
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