Kathleen A. Sylvia
47 Chester Road, Auburn NH
P.O. Box 146, Auburn NH 03032
Phone: (603) 483-2281 Fax: (603) 483-0518
Monday - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - Closed
Wednesday & Thursday - 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
To help familiarize you with the Town of Auburn Tax Collectorís Office, here is some general information you may wish to know:
What is the tax rate?
The Town's Equalization ratio for Tax Year 2013 was 99.8% (as determined by the NH Department of Revenue Administration).
What is the tax year?
Throughout the State of New Hampshire, the tax year runs from April 1st through the following March 31st. Assessment of your property is based on the value as of April 1st each year and appears on your tax bill.
How often and when will I be billed?
There are two bills per year. The first bill of the year is an estimate, based on one half of the previous yearís tax rate. This bill, printed and mailed out during the month of May, is usually due July 1st each year. The tax rate is set in the fall of the year, after which the final bill is printed. The final bill is calculated using the new rate multiplied by your propertyís assessed value as of April 1st, less any payment made to the first bill. The final bill is printed and mailed in the middle to the end of October. It is usually due December 1st each year. Taxpayers may make partial payments in any amount during the year.
What if I didnít get a tax bill?
Bills are sent to the address of the last known owner as required by state law. The Assessorís office and Tax Collectorís office update their records according to real estate transfers received from the Rockingham County Registry of Deeds, after they are recorded. Your attorney or closing company should have checked the status of the taxes due. However, it is your responsibility, as the new owner, to make sure the taxes are paid and to advise us of your mailing address in writing. Interest at 12% per annum is charged on the tax bills not paid by the due date and interest at 18% per annum is charged on tax bills not paid by the lien date.
I want to check on what I am being taxed on?
Taxpayers desiring any information in regard to assessment, exemptions, veteranís credit or change in address should refer all inquiries to the assessorsí office (603-483-5052, Ext 2), not the tax collector.
We hope this helps you become better acquainted with our town.
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