The closure of postal sorting stations is having a big impact on the length of time for mail to get to it's destination.  I have had a priority mail package take 13 days to go from Vermont to California recently.    The taxpayer now has no guarantee when their payment will arrive even if they think they've mail the payment in a timely manner.

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-----Original message-----
From: Debbie Desrosiers <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, Jun 6, 2012 09:05:36 EDT
Re: Postmarks

Yes and placing the mail in a box or home pickup doesn't mean a postmark for
that day.

-----Original Message-----
From: Vermont Municipal Government Discussion Network
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Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 8:53 AM
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Subject: Re: Postmarks

Is one of the issues the checks that are generated online and don't have

> 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
> Thanks.
> Debbie
> Asst. Treasurer
> Brattleboro