Regular Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Additional Hours during Tax Season (t.b.d)
NOTICE: SEMI-ANNUAL TAX BILL STARTING IN 2023... see NOTICE below from November 2022
Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Alison Gage
Deputy Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Steve Twaddle
Phone: 603.284.7113; Fax: 603.284.6819
Email: Alison Gage - email@example.com
Sandwich Property Owners: Please note that the 2023 First Issue Property Tax bills were mailed today, Wednesday, May 24th to the address that we have on file for you. Due on or before July 6, 2023.
If your mail is being forwarded or you believe you may have a delay in receiving your mail, you may access our Tax Kiosk to find your amount due: https://nhtaxkiosk.com/ Select SANDWICH, then search by Owner, Parcel ID or Address. You can then view and/or print your bill. You cannot pay your bill on-line.
You may make your payment in person, via mail, Bill Pay (from your bank account) or our secure Drop Box (located at the back entrance to Town Hall; top of the ramp). Kindly include a self-addressed stamped envelope along with your receipt stub if you would like your receipt mailed to you.
Furthermore, I will post additional office hours in late June for you to drop off your payment in person [t.b.d: most likely Monday & Wednesday, in addition to our regular Tuesday/Thursday hours].
For questions related to your tax assessment, please contact the Selectmen's Office at (603) 284-7701.
For questions related to your tax bills, please contact the Tax Collector's Office at (603) 284-7113.
NOVEMBER 2022 NOTICE sent with ALL 2022 Property Tax Bills:
* * * * ATTENTION: IMPORTANT NOTICE OF CHANGE FOR SANDWICH * * * *
Sandwich Property Owners: The Town of Sandwich will be moving to semi-annual tax billing in 2023. Two (2) tax bills will be issued each year moving forward.
- First Issue Tax Bill will be due on or about July 1st and will represent approximately 50% of the total tax burden for the year.
- Second Issue Tax Bills will be mailed in early November, once the tax rate has been set by the Department of Revenue, and will be due in early December.
The office is closed Holidays and Election Tuesdays. Call to verify hours. Forms of payment accepted at the Tax Collectors office are CASH and CHECKS only (no credit or debit cards).
Services Provided by the Tax Collector
The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has set the town's 2022 Tax Rate at $14.41 per thousand. The breakdown is as follows: Town~ $5.11, County~ $1.11, Local School~ $6.83 and State Education~ $1.36.
Property Tax Bills for 2022 were mailed November 28, 2022 and were due December 29, 2022. Once the due date has past and a payment is received the postmark date is used to determine interest charges due. The NH Tax year runs from April 1 of the current year to March 31 of the following year.
May, June & July are the LIENING & DEEDING Months!
Liens will be placed on properties with unpaid 2022 taxes on May 23, 2023. In July 'Notice of Impending Tax Deed' will be mailed for any unpaid 2020 taxes. The deeds would be executed in August 2023. In 2022 the town deeded one (1) property for unpaid 2018 taxes.
Once a due date has past, interest accrues daily. Please contact the Tax Collector's Office for proper payment amounts or view your taxes online via the Tax Kiosk link below.
Pre-payments or partial payments may be made at any time during the year.
This office also collects taxes for timber cuts, gravel excavation and changes in land use from current use.
Properties in the Historic District receive an annual sewer bill some time during the summer. Inquiries regarding meter readings and billed amounts should be made to the Sewer Commissioners.
Courtesy reminder notices of unpaid taxes are mailed several times throughout the year, as well as notices mandated by NH Statute for delinquent taxes, impending liens and impending deeds.
The Tax Collector’s office cannot answer questions regarding the assessment of your property. Please direct assessment questions to the Selectman’s Office at 603-284-7701.