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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Tax bills are issued annually in the fall. 2016 Property Tax Bills were mailed on October 29, 2016 and have a due date of December 01, 2016 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 to March 31 of the following year.
May, June & July are the LIENING & DEEDING Months!
Liens will be placed on properties with unpaid 2016 taxes on MAY 18, 2017. Payments received AFTER MAY 4, 2017 MUST be by Cash, Certified Check or Money Order.
Notice of Impending Tax Deeds for unpaid 2014 Liens will be issued JUNE 12, 2017. Deeds will be issued to the Town of Sandwich for unpaid 2014 Liens on JULY 25, 2017. Payments made for 2014 Liens on or after JULY 11, 2017 MUST be paid by cash or Bank Cashiers Check.
As interest accrues daily, please contact the Tax Collector's Office for proper payment amounts.
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.
We offer the convenience of viewing your Tax Bills on line 24/7 by clicking on the link below. Simply enter the last name of the property owner or property address if owner is not known. This link will allow you to print the current information. If there is a balance due, interest will be shown. If you have an anticipated date of payment CLICK on CHANGE DATE at the top of the screen and interest will be re-calculated. Please keep in mind once due dates have passed, the postal stamp on your envelope (if mailing your taxes) is considered the payment date.