The city of Newport is the county seat of Orleans County, Vermont, in the United States. As of the 2010 Census, the city population was 4,589. The city contains the second-largest population of any municipality in the county (only neighboring Derby is larger), yet encompasses the smallest area. It is the second-smallest city by population in Vermont.
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How did Vermont earn the grade of D? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Vermont has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Vermont does have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Vermont has an effective property tax rate of 1.78%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Vermont earned its state tax grade of D.
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