The primary purpose of the assessing process is to ensure that all property within the Town of Northwood is assessed fairly and in accordance with the New Hampshire laws governing taxation. Toward that end, the Town conducts various practices to ensure an equitable distribution of the tax.
The Board of Selectmen, per NH statute, serve as the Town's assessors, and the Board contracts with Cross Country Appraisal Group, LLC to perform its assessing duties. The Town of Northwood is charged by State law with discovering, describing, and valuing real property for taxation purposes.
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Tax Rate Information
The Town's current (2023) Property Tax Rate is $13.80 per thousand dollars of property value.
The Tax rate breaks down as follows:
Town Rate - $1.88
County Rate - $.59
Local School Rate - $9.98
State School Rate - $1.35
Property assessment cards:
Assessment cards and records are viewable online at: https://www.axisgis.com/northwoodnh/ . Hard copies of cards may be
purchased for $1.50 per card. There is no charge for a resident
requesting a copy of their own individual property card.
Property Files: The administration department maintains all property records. All files are public record and contain assessment cards, deeds, and other documents related to the particular property.
Tax Maps: The Town of Northwood contracts with CAI Technologies to create and maintain the town's tax maps. The maps are available for viewing online at https://www.axisgis.com/northwoodnh/ .
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PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION INFORMATION
BLIND EXEMPTION is available to Northwood residents who meet certain statutory qualifications.
CURRENT USE TAXATION Current use encourages the preservation of open space, and the conserving of land, water, forest, agricultural and wildlife resources.
DISABLED EXEMPTION is available to Northwood residents who are on Social Security for Disabled Persons under Title II or XVI of the Federal Social Security Act.
ELDERLY EXEMPTION is available to Northwood residents who meet certain statutory qualifications.
RELIGIOUS, EDUCATIONAL & CHARITABLE EXEMPTIONS A non-profit organization whose mission is of a religious, educational, or charitable nature, may qualify for a property tax exemption.
SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY EXEMPTION is available to Northwood residents who have suffered a total and permanent service-connected disability, or who are a double amputee or paraplegic because of a service-connected injury or are the surviving spouse who has not remarried.
SOLAR EXEMPTION is available on real property equipped with a solar energy heating or cooling system. The exemption shall be in the amount not to exceed 75% of the cost of the solar energy heating or cooling devices installed for these purposes.
VETERAN'S CREDIT is available to Northwood residents who meet certain statutory qualifications. This credit is also available to surviving spouses.
WIND POWERED EXEMPTION is available on real property equipped with a Wind Powered Energy system. The exemption shall be in an amount not to exceed 75% of the cost of installing the system.
WOOD HEATING EXEMPTION is
available on real property equipped with a wood burning energy system
which exemption shall be in an amount of 75% of the cost of the system.
For more information about property exemptions visit NH Department of Revenue Property Bureau
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