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The Informed Vermonter is a non-profit website with a simple objective. It seeks to help fellow Vermonters become better informed so they can be more discerning voters.

  • What does the government of the State of Vermont do?
  • How much money does the government spend?
  • Where does the government get its money?
  • How does the State of Vermont compare to the rest of the country?

Recent Posts

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact

The new tax law is the most comprehensive set of changes to the US tax code since 1986. It will certainly have a major...

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Individual Income Taxes

The new tax law makes substantial changes to the individual income taxes. Most taxpayers will end up paying less tax, but some will not...

Tax Cut and Jobs Act: Business Taxes

In late December, 2017, the current administration in Washington signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the most comprehensive modification of the...

Vermont’s General Government: 1. The Cost of the Executive Branch and Legislature

General Government is a budget/audit category of the state government that includes the key functions of the Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch and a...

Vermont Department of Labor: 1. Key Functions and Costs

The activities of the Vermont Department of Labor fall into five categories. This Department manages Vermont’s Unemployment Insurance and Workers Compensation programs and Work...