TOWN HALL is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Regular Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Additional Hours during Tax Season (t.b.d.)
Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Alison Gage
Deputy Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Steve Twaddle
Phone: 603.284.7113; Fax: 603.284.6819
Email: Alison Gage - email@example.com (NEW EMAIL ADDRESS AS OF 4/20/2022)
The Town Hall building is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. A secure Drop Box is also available 24/7 at the back entrance to Town Hall (top of ramp). Kindly include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your payment if you would like a return receipt.
The office is closed Holidays and Election Tuesdays. Call to verify hours.
For those that are unable to come to the office, most transactions can be completed through the mail. We now have an after hours secure DROP BOX located at the back entrance to Town Hall.
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 (no credit or debit cards).
Services Provided by the Tax Collector
The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has set the town's 2021 Tax Rate at $14.47 per thousand (same as last year). The breakdown is as follows: Town~ $4.94, County~ $1.16, Local School~ $6.53 and State Education~ $1.84.
Tax bills are issued annually in the fall (early November, due early December). Property Tax Bills for 2021 were mailed November 4, 2021 and are due December 7, 2021. 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 2020 taxes on July 19, 2021. 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.