View tax is subjective, unfair

This piece is reprinted with permission from the author. Like most people, I have an aversion to injustice. Here in the “Live Free or Die” state of New Hampshire, a glaring example of injustice is the levying of an odious view tax on property owners who have views...

Stop the View Tax

February 9, 2009 Seacoast Online Like most people, I have an aversion to injustice. Here in the Live Free or Die State of New Hampshire, a glaring example of injustice is the levying of the odious view tax on property owners who have views from their property. It...

Ax the View Tax (HB 298)

January 20009 HB 298 excludes the value of the view external to a property from the appraisal of a property for property tax purposes. This would nullify the infamous ‘View Tax’ that has caused so many people to have to give up property that has been in...

Tokenism for Taxpayers

January 31, 2009 by Eugene Reed Property taxpayers have long been at the mercy of municipal assessors and their secretive “art” of assessing. Last year the Nottingham property owners located around Pawtuckaway Lake were shocked to find that their properties had been...

Axe the View Tax!

These videos are from February 2008 and show the widespread discontent with the creation of the view tax as a way to artificially jack up a certain property value. Credit: Moultonborough Citizens...

What’s a pretty view worth? A tax hit.

January 5, 2007 Christian Science Monitor A revolt brews in New Hampshire over property-tax levies for some residents who have scenic views. ORFORD, N.H. – David Bischoff lights a gas lantern in his tiny cabin and gazes out the window. Two forested peaks rise beyond a...