The Town of Manchester, for Fiscal Year 2014, has the 19th lowest Municipal Tax Rate for the State of Vermont. Manchester’s Municipal Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 2014 is $0.2199. Among municipalities with more than 3,000 residents, Manchester ranks third behind Rutland Town and Charlotte.

The analysis included town or city municipal taxes, special taxes levied by municipalities, such as fire, highway and police services as well as voted appropriations to social service agencies. The comparison did not include village taxes assessed by separate incorporated villages, including Manchester Village.

Fiscal Year 2014 Municipal Tax Rates and Populations

#19 – Manchester: $0.2199 (population 4,391)
#18 – Morgan: $0.2192 (749)
#17 – Sheffield: $0.1987 (703)
#16 – Fayston: $0.1954 (1,353)
#15 – Woodford: $0.1920 (424)
#14 – Rutland (Town): $0.1778 (4,054)
#13 – Charlotte: $0.1670 (3,754)
#12 – Averill: $0.1344 (24)
#11 – Averys Gore: $0.1344 (0)
#10 – Ferdinand: $0.1344 (32)
#9 – Lewis: $0.1344 (0)
#8 – Warners Grant: $0.1344 (0)
#7 – Warren Gore: $0.1344 (4)
#6 – Stratton $0.1330 (216)
#5 – Glastenbury: $0.1200 (8)
#4 – Brunswick: $0.0500 (112)
#3 – Victory: $0.0192 (62)
#2 – Lowell: $0.0000 (879)
#1 – Coventry: $0.000 (1,086)

In Bennington County, only Glastenbury and Woodford have tax rates lower than the Town of Manchester.¬†Other comparable so-called “sending towns” under Act 60 are: Killington ($0.2889), Stowe ($0.3823) and Woodstock ($0.3670).