Office hours for Sharon Teel, Town Clerk/Tax Collector are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8am to 5:30 pm. To reach the Town Clerk/Tax Collector you may call 603-284-7113 or email at email@example.com.
The office is closed Holidays and Election Tuesdays. Call to verify hours.
For those that are unable to come into the office, most transactions can be completed through the mail.
Please call the office during regular office hours for specific details. Forms of payment accepted at the Tax Collectors office are CASH and CHECKS only.
Services Provided by the Tax Collector
The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has set the town's 2017 Tax Rate at $14.42 per Thousand. This is a slight decrease from last years tax rate and the breakdown is as follows: Town~ $4.96, County~ $1.37, Local School~ $5.72 and State Education~ $2.37. As noted the Local School Rate had the highest increase at $.21 over last years rate.
Tax bills are issued annually in the fall. 2017 Property Tax Bills will be mailed the last week of October 2017 and will be due December 05, 2017. Once the due date is 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 2016 taxes on MAY 18, 2017. The town issued no deeds for unpaid 2014 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.