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My local library prints forms for people for free from the website, alternately I am offering to help people call the department of taxes to order their books and handing out the leaflet to all who ask. I will not be printing them myself, but as I said I can direct people to the library which will print individual forms for folks. Another good resource is the Area Agency on Aging where I know they help many of our seniors to file their taxes. If you have an AAA I would contact them to see if they have resources for your residents as well. So far the transition has been much more positive than I might have expected here in Barton, I hope you find the same success, presentation is key and if you present it in a positive light it is much more likely to be received in a positive way! 
Regards, 
Kristin 

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From: "Bennington Town Clerk's Office" <[log in to unmask]> 
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Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 9:42:10 AM 
Subject: tax forms 

So how are other towns handling the fact that the Tax Department will not 
send out tax forms in bulk anymore, even if picked up? We have a nightmare 
on our hands with the elderly and computer illiterate. We even tried to 
have a local legislator pick some up and they were denied! Yet, a local 
resident had three booklets mailed to her and it cost over $5.00 in postage. 
And that was before the postage increase this week! Is this really going to 
end up being the cost savings they hoped? I really don't want to get into 
printing a bunch, are any Towns doing that? 

Cassandra Barbeau 
Assistant Town Clerk 
Bennington, VT 
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