Assessing

Contact Information

Selectmen's Office

Phone: 603-835-6879

Fax: 603-835-7901

Address: 13 Town Hall Rd.

PO Box 37

Acworth, NH 03601

General Responsibilities:

  • Town authority for all property assessment and related issues 

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  • Maintain thorough knowledge of State of New Hampshire tax law 

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  • Administer State statutes governing taxation. Perform statistical analysis to monitor market trends and ratio studies 

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  • Annually review property tax assessments based upon market research and analysis, updating when and where necessary 

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  • Conduct investigations to evaluate property changes. Involves conducting on-site inspections, building permit reviews, meetings with property owners, and researching modifications made to properties. 

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  • Responsible for administering the tax abatement process 

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  • Maintain property tax data files, property record cards, and various departmental databases 

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  • Assist other departments and agencies on an as needed basis 

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  • 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