Payment Options

New Payment Option: Echecks are offered thru Xpress-Pay with a flat fee of $1.75.

Ways to Pay

  • Send check or money order through mail, must be US Postal Service postmarked by due date to be on time.  Mail to: Town of Colchester, 781 Blakely Rd., Colchester, VT  05446.
  • Auto-Cash Payment Program (see Auto-Debit Program)
  • Caution: Any payments dropped in the Brown Box outside the front doors of Town Hall will be considered late if dropped the next day.
  • Caution: When using a payment service through your banking institution, be sure to initiate on a timely basis. Checks can take longer than expected and many times come from out of state with no US Postmark
  • Property taxes can be paid by debit or credit card by the end of business on the due date.  Caution: Any debit or credit card payments initiated after the due date will be considered late.
  • Postdated property tax check payments or payments made prior to the annual billing of property taxes of the coming fiscal tax year are not accepted.
  • Check or cash at counter before or by end of business on due date.

Auto-Debit Program

This program is for paying your taxes by automatic withdrawal from one of your bank accounts. The Clerks Office initiates a withdrawal through online banking on the due dates for each tax installment.

Payment by Credit & Debit Cards and EChecks

There are the following 2 ways to pay by credit or debit card:
  • Property taxes can be paid with a Visa/Mastercard debit or credit card at our counter.
  • Property taxes can be paid from home at the Xpress-Pay website with Visa/Mastercard Debit/Credit card or Discover Card.
  • Property taxes can be paid from home at Xpress-Pay website with bank account number and banking transit number off the bottom of your personal check.
Warning: Credit/Debit fees: 3.15% plus 40 cents.
                   ECheck fee is $1.75