Town of Pelham, New Hampshire
6 Village Green, Pelham New Hampshire 03076
The 2012 tax rate is $24.40 per $1000 in valuation.
The tax rate calculated in the fall is loosely based on revenues from the community, exemptions, credits,
items approved at the March Town meeting and the budget of the community divided by the total valuation.
The fall tax bill is always calculated using your
( total assessed value X the tax rate) -- (minus the June tax bill) = final December tax bill
There is only one December tax bill.
If all valuations are equal to those in the previous year, any increase in the bill from December to December is a result
of a decrease in revenues, an increase in the budget or an increase in exemptions. An increase in the valuation of a
property (those properties which had new or added construction) will also increase in tax owed from one December to
the next December. In the case of 2012 our values remained the same as for 2011 (except for those properties which
had new or added construction in 2012) and our tax rate increased. The tax rate increased because our budget increased.
Property taxes generate some 98% of all local taxes in our State.The premise is that taxpayers pay a prorated
share of total taxes based upon the worth (market value) of their home.
The early philosophers, out of whose ideas capitalism and the free enterprise system grew, were in agreement that the very purpose of government – its essential reason for being – was to protect and preserve life, liberty and property. New Hampshire’s Constitution, founded on those early convictions, makes that eminently clear. The only variable in that foundation is property. We all have life, and should have liberty, both to the fullest degree. But we own property in varying amounts.
"What, therefore, is more proper and fitting than that the share of money each of us is asked to contribute to government be proportionate to the share of property we expect government to preserve and protect?
Since residential values stayed the same for 2012,
Will my taxes stay the same for the 2012 TAX year?
please read on....ASSESSMENT TO TAX RATE
DISCUSSION OF DRA SETTING OUR 2012 TAX RATE OF $24.40/$1000
TAX RATE & EQUALIZATION 1965 TO 2011
Inspectors from this office are starting their inspections for the 2013 tax year
If you notice any suspicious activity
please call this office 635-3317 or
the Police at 911.
Assessor's online database 2012
PARCEL LISTS FOR 2012
Property taxes for 2012 reflect the 2012 ASSESSED VALUE as of 1 April 2012
You may appeal your 2012 assessment after the second issue tax bill
is issued and until 1 March 2013.
Forms for appeal are available in the Assessing Office:
BUDGET SEASON IS (always) OPEN AGAIN!!!!
2013 Town Deliberative session pwrpnt.pptx
Reference Manual for Assessors. PDF 'Hail Oog!!'
TAX RATE PER 1,000 VALUATION 1965 TO PRESENT
ADDRESS CHANGES FOR 1 SEPT 09
EFFECTIVE 1 JULY 2008 THERE WERE SEVERAL ROAD NAME
AND NUMBER CHANGES FOR THE TOWN OF PELHAM.
2ND ROAD NAME CHANGES OF HILLCREST AND GARLAND DRIVE
EFFECTIVE 14 JAN 2009.
Functions Performed by the Assessing Department
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)
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