Appraise and assess all real estate
Maintain Property Record Card data
Oversee all Tax Exemption and Tax Credit Programs
Assist taxpayers and the general public
Administer Tax Abatements
Blind Exemption (RSA 72:37):
A resident who is legally blind as determined by the Blind Services Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, Division of the Education Department shall be exempt each year of the assessed value, for property tax purposes, of his or her residential real estate to the value of $15,000.Applications may be obtained from the Assessing Office.
Certification letters to be obtained from:
State of New Hampshire
Department of Education
Bureau of Services for Blind and Visually Impaired
21 S. Fruit Street, Suite 20
Concord, NH 03301-8530
Tel: (603) 271-3537
Fax: (603) 271-3816
by the filing deadline date of April 15th of the current tax year.
NOTE:Apply by the filing deadline date of April 15th of the current tax year.
Disabled Veterans or Widow of Disabled Veteran (RSA 72:35):
Any person who has been honorably discharged from the military service and who has a total and permanent service-connected disability, or the surviving spouse of such a person shall receive a yearly tax credit of $1,600 of property taxes on his residential property.Exemption: $1,600 reduction of total real estate tax bill Disability must be total and permanent service-connected injury (regardless of dates served) Principle place of abode Owner of the property on April 1st of application year by the filing deadline date of April 15th of the current tax year.