Category Archives: Property Rights

Policy experts differ on significance of New Hampshire’s 3rd highest property tax rates

Since New Hampshire doesn’t impose income and sales taxes, it’s not surprising that the state has among the highest property tax rates in the nation. What might be surprising is exactly how high the Granite State ranks – third highest, … Continue reading

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Should delinquent taxpayers face 18 percent interest penalties?

During a recent discussion in the New Hampshire House, some representatives described homeowners who fall behind on property taxes largely as people who may be in a rough stretch due to unemployment, illness or age – but others saw those … Continue reading

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A Great Day at the New Hampshire House

Thursday 2-22-2018 was a great day at the NH State House. One year ago today Constitutional Carry was signed by Governor Chris Sununu. That is me hugging the Governor.  If Gramma is late on her property taxes her interest reduction bill … Continue reading

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New Boston Has Town Policies – Depending Who You Are

As New Boston plays “Whack-a-Mole” with a commercial property that has been in existence since June 1965 as a repair garage/towing service, now deemed a “junkyard” in order to strip its vested property rights, a few questions pop up. “Duke’s … Continue reading

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Can I Drop Off A Junkyard In Your Town?

A few weeks ago, I was asked to help a couple, John and Mona Winslow, of New Boston who are the subject of an administrative order to have “junk” removed from their property. The property is a pre-existing, nonconforming use … Continue reading

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Requiring Legislative Approval Before RPC’s Can Accept Federal Funds.

There will be a public hearing tomorrow, 01/24/2018 at 02:00 PM in Legislative Office Building (LOB) Room 301 on HB 1616 that would require legislative approval before regional planning commissions could accept federal money. | More at GraniteGrok.com H/T CNHT

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Local NH Tax Rate on the Rise

I don’t know about you, but for me $30 per thousand is a psychological breaking point. Sandown’s property tax rate this year is $30.78.  We’ve outstripped even the notorious town of Danville which has a comparably attractive $28.25 per thousand … Continue reading

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