General Annual Responsibilities

  • Town authority for all property assessment and related issues.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of the State of New Hampshire Tax Law.
  • Administer State Statutes governing taxation.
  • Perform statistical analysis to monitor market trends and ratio studies.
  • Review property tax assessments based upon market research and analysis.
  • Conduct on-site inspections to evaluate property changes due to subdivisions and lot line mergers.
  • Conduct on-site inspections due to building and demolition permits to determine value change.
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating town tax maps.
  • Process tax abatement applications.
  • Process and maintain current use, conservation easements and conservation restrictions.
  • Determine market value for land use change tax.
  • Process and maintain discretionary preservation easements.
  • Process applications for tax exemption/credit programs (blind, disabled, elderly, veteran, solar and wind).
  • Process and update ownership information via deeds and probate documents.
  • Maintain and update property tax assessment records due to planning and zoning decisions.
  • Assist other departments and agencies on an as needed basis.
  • Provide assessment related data to various entities, taxpayers, and the general public.
  • Respond to taxpayer requests, and provide customer service in person, via email, or over the telephone.