Rochester Resets the Bar

by Lou Archambault, Rochester NH Taxpayers, think about this when you finally get your Rochester Tax Bill. There was a time when we received the tax bill “before” elections. Then we began receiving them after the election. Now, to my great surprise, (not)...

Understanding Property Taxes

The Local Government Center has done a good job of putting together an article and pamphlet that explains your property taxes in New Hampshire. Download the PDF, as it is worth a...

New Policy At The NHDRA!?

by Ed Naile I stopped by the NH Dept of Revenue yesterday to look at the correspondence file for the Town of Newmarket. I have been reviewing DRA files since former Commissioner Phil Blatsos told his underlings back in about 2004 to let Mr. Naile see files when he...

View Tax Hearing October 20

If you feel that the current property assessing and taxing practices in New Hampshire are often unfair and inequitable, then we invite you to join Frank Handibode of Hebron at an upcoming grievance hearing in the NH House of Representatives on October 20, 2011. Frank...

Please Sir, May I Have A Copy?

It’s officially “Right to Know Month” here in New Hampshire folks! Well, sort of. by Ed Naile, Chairman of CNHT The Neighborhood News Group still goes out and asks for public information just as a test. Recently they visited several municipalities hoping to get a look...

Property Evaluations (HB 249)

HB 249 requires that procedures for updating assessments in a property revaluation for property tax purposes shall not include statistical updates based on sales data, but shall be based on visual inspection and practice of measure and list. A hearing will be held on...