Regular Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Additional Hours during Tax Season (t.b.d)
The 2022 tax rate was finalized 11/27/2022 by our Board of Selectmen and the NH Dept. of Revenue.
Tax bills were mailed 11/28 and were due on or before 12/29/2022.
NOTICE: SEMI-ANNUAL TAX BILL STARTING IN 2023... see below
Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Alison Gage
Deputy Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Steve Twaddle
Phone: 603.284.7113; Fax: 603.284.6819
Email: Alison Gage - firstname.lastname@example.org (NEW EMAIL ADDRESS AS OF 4/20/2022)
* * * * 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 were be placed on properties with unpaid 2021 taxes on July 18, 2022. The town issued one (1) deed 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.