Assessor

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Inspectors from this office have completed the first round of inspections for the 2015 cycle year. If you notice activity around your house and are suspiscious please call this office 635-3317 or the Police at 911.

 

The 2014 tax rate is $22.87 per $1000 value and the Equalization Ratio is 96.3%.

Functions Performed by the Assessing Department

  • Valuate all property in Town as of 1 April of the current tax year - including new subdivisions and all new construction or improvements
  • Maintain property values in accordance with NH Assessing Standards Board
  • Inspect real property on a cyclical basis to conform to 5 year certification by NH DRA
  • Process transfer of ownership
  • Process all exemption applications (Elderly, Veteran's, Wood Heat, Solar, Blind, Elderly/Disabled deferral)
  • Process abatement applications
  • Process Intent to Cut or Excavate
  • Bi-annual tax warrants
  • Process current use applications or land use change tax
  • Defend Board of Tax and Land Appeals cases
  • Assign new house numbers and notify Verizon 911, Police and Fire Departments, and Post Office
  • Process yearly tax exempt applications
  • Process and maintain tax map updates
  • Maintain property sales books
  • Maintain MS-1 Report to set tax rate (due September 1, each year)
  • Maintain Sales Ratio study for the state (due November 15 each year)

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Susan Snide Assessing Assistant
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