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Greek Life protests new tax at rally

Students gather in the Grand Maple Ballroom  March 3 to discuss a new property tax on Greek housing. The Vermont Cynic/Ryan Thornton

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

March 16, 2016

Community members assembled at a rally in support of a bill that would prevent the implementation of a property tax on Greek homes. Students, alumni and legislators gathered in the Grand Maple Ballroom of the Davis Center, March 3, to discuss the a bill, that would keep Vermont Greek houses tax ex...

Greek housing could be taxed

October 20, 2015

The end of a property tax exemption for Greek life in Vermont may cost many fraternities and sororities their houses.Come January 2017, the Greek system at UVM will have to come up with approximately $30,000 a year in order to account for the property tax, said Jonathan Wolff, the association’s legal ...

New law taxes Greeks

New law taxes Greeks

John Riedel, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

MAEVE CUTTS The Vermont Cynic Director of Student Life Pat Brown discusses the impact of Sorority and Fraternity houses paying property taxes in his office Nov. 7. Fraternities and sororities may be paying property taxes in fiscal year 2018, according to a new law. Senator Tim Ashe spearheaded the l...

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