Vermont State Tax Guide

Vermont state tax rates and rules for income, sales, property, fuel, cigarette, and other taxes that impact residents.

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Vermont state tax: Overview

Vermont has four income tax brackets, and the state still taxes Social Security benefits for some filers. Property taxes are high when compared to most other states, and Vermont also has an estate tax. However, the sales tax rate in Vermont is about average, and many types of essential items are tax-exempt.

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$48,900 to $113,5506.6%
$113,550 to $233,0507.6%
More than $233,0508.75%
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Cigarettes$3.08 per pack
Snuff$2.57 per ounce
Cigars$20 to $40 per 10 cigars
Vapor products92% of wholesale price
Beer$0.26 per gallon
Wine$0.55 per gallon
LiquorState-Controlled (plus 10% on-premise sales tax)

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Katelyn Washington
Former Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years of experience working in tax and finance. While she specialized in tax content while working at Kiplinger from 2023 to 2024, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement, and financial planning and had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes knowledge is the key to success and enjoys providing content that educates and informs.