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“Cloud Computing Tax” on Agenda for Chittenden County Capitol for a Day Session

Wednesday, December 11, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jeff Couture

Governor Phil Scott and his administration will host meetings in Chittenden County on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 as part of the Governor’s Capitol for a Day initiative. One of the sessions will be a roundtable discussion on legislation, state finance, and pre-written software access remotely, also known as the “cloud computing” tax or online services tax.

The Agency of Administration, comprised of the Departments of Buildings & General Services, Finance & Management, Human Resources, Libraries, and Taxes, will be hosting events around the county. The public, municipalities, businesses and non-profits are invited to join Agency of Administration leadership to learn more about the Agency and resources available to communities, business, non-profits and individuals.

Here is the current schedule

9:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Understanding Your Education Property Tax

Location: Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, 60 Main Street, Burlington

A presentation and discussion, led by Department of Taxes Acting Commissioner Craig Bolio and Tax Economist/Director of Policy Doug Farnham, designed to help citizens understand how the education property tax is calculated.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Career Resources

Location: Burlington Career Resource Center 63 Pearl Street, Burlington

State of Vermont SuccessFactors recruitment system introduction, resume tips, and more from the Departments of Human Resources and Labor.

11:00 – Noon

Roundtable Discussion Regarding Legislation, State Finance and Pre-written Software Accessed Remotely

Location: Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, 60 Main Street, Burlington

Led by: Department of Taxes Acting Commissioner Craig Bolio and Tax Economist/Director of Policy Doug Farnham, Department of Finance and Management Commissioner Adam Greshin, and Agency of Digital Services Secretary John Quinn


2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Learn about Community Grants and eProcurement; Library Services; State Onboarding and Training; Tax Overview; and the State Budgeting Process

Location: South Burlington Public Library, University Mall, 155 Dorset Street, South Burlington


Susanne Young, Secretary of Administration
Chris Cole, Commissioner of Buildings and General Services
Jason Broughton, State Librarian
Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner of Human Resources
Craig Bolio, Acting Tax Commissioner
Adam Greshin, Commissioner of Finance


Community Grants and eProcurement: Explore Building Communities Grants and other grant opportunities to help build a better future for your community.

E-Procurement: Learn about the Agency’s progress in upgrading and updating the State of Vermont’s contracting process with vendors and service providers through an eProcurement digital solution.

Library Services: Learn about statewide library services and resources available to all Vermonters through local libraries and the Vermont Department of Libraries.

State Onboarding and Training: Learn about the State's employee onboarding toolkit and training resources that are available to communities and non-profits.

Tax Overview: Learn how the Tax Department operates after a successful upgrade and modernization of technology to the VTax system and other planned upgrades that will modernize how municipalities and the department will work together in the future.

State Budgeting Process: Learn about the state budgeting process.

There will be ample time provided for the Agency to hear from the community participants, answer questions, and provide information about career opportunities with the State.

This schedule is subject to change.

A full schedule of the Scott Administration December 17, 2019 Chittenden County Capitol for a Day events will be released prior to the event through the Governor’s office.