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The tax rate for 2016 will be set by the State Department of Revenue Administration in November. Tax bills should be mailed by late November
It is important to note that your July 2016 and October 2016 tax bills are estimates based upon your property's 2015 assessed value and the 2015 tax rate. Your total 2016 tax bill will be determined in November using the new assessed value and the new property tax rate. The final quarterly tax bills due in January and March will reflect the total amount of your tax bill less the July and October estimated bills. The January and March tax bills will reflect the full amount of any increase or decrease in taxes over the last year.
The amount of funds to be raised by the taxes for these entities will increase. Together, the update and the increased tax levies to fund local government will result in a reduced tax rate.
Staff members of the Assessor's office will review, analyze, and adjust current data to arrive at market value assessments for all properties.
The Assessor keeps the Board of Assessors apprised of the status of the assessment update process. The Concord Board of Assessors is an independent board of three professionals who are appointed to ensure that the assessment process complies with all state laws.
Upon the completion of the update, the Assessor will seek the Board of Assessors approvals of the final values.
The Treasury / Collection office is on the first floor, in the second door to your right.
A. An original Certificate of Origin signed over on the back to the new owner, B. An original Certificate of Title signed over on the back to the new owner.C. A light blue copy of the Certificate of Title Application (CTA), Town Clerk's copy, provided by the dealer.
For vehicles with a model year of 1999 or older you will need a bill of sale from the seller to the buyer, signed by the seller, AND one of the following documents:
A. A prior owner's previously issued NH registration (out-of-state registration is not acceptable). B. A valid title from any state.C. A State of NH verification of VIN form (Form 19A) completed by the appropriate agency - NH law enforcement officer, NH State Inspection station, or NH dealer. This form verifies the vehicle identification for the vehicle and is available at City Hall.
You must have a Photo ID: A valid Driver's License, passport, or Military ID
You will also need one of the following:
Signed lease agreement, utility bill, bank account, payroll check, or signed letter from the person you are living with.
For vehicles with a model year of 1999 or older you will need the out of state registration, and ONE of the following documents:
A. A valid title from any state.B. A State of NH verification of VIN form (Form 19A) completed by the appropriate agency - NH law enforcement officer, NH State Inspection station, or NH dealer. This form verifies the vehicle identification for the vehicle and is available at City Hall.
You will also need two of the following:
You must have a valid Driver's License
Signed lease agreement, letterhead with company name and address, or business card with company name and address.
For companies, the registration date is based upon the company name. For example, companies who’s name begins with "A" or "B" expire in the month of January. For vehicles leased, the month is based upon the first letter of the lease company's name.
A renewal registration is when a NH registration has been issued to you and is about to expire, as it is your birth month. You need to renew it for the upcoming year. New Hampshire registrations are renewed for 12 months.
A transfer registration is when you have taken a vehicle, in your name, (vehicle A) off the road, and you are registering a new vehicle, in your name, (vehicle B). A transfer allows you to apply the unused portion of the permit fees from Vehicle A to Vehicle B’s registration fee due. In doing a transfer, the first owner listed on the registration (vehicle A) must be the same as the owner of the new vehicle. See "Can I transfer my spouse’s car to my name?"
If you are transferring NH plates from a vehicle registered in your name but being taken off the road, you need to bring in the registration to the vehicle you are transferring the plates from. If you no longer have the registration to the vehicle you are transferring the plates from, there will be a $18.00 charge for a certified copy of the registration.
1. The vehicle's model year, the original factory list price of the vehicle, and the expiration date. For a new registration, the model year determines what millage (tax) rate (18, 15, 12, 9, 6, or 3 dollars per $1,000 of value of the original list price) is used to compute the City permit fee. For example, a 2016 model year is charged $18 per thousand; a 2015 model year is charged $15 per thousand, etc. 2. The number of months for which a new vehicle will be registered is determined by either the vehicle owner's month of birth or an assigned month if the owner is a business or lease company.3. Generally, a new vehicle cannot be registered for less than five months or more than sixteen months.
Town Clerk (TC): Each registrant is charged two dollars for every vehicle registration RSA 261:152. This fee covers administrative costs of preparing an auto registration permit.
Title Application (TA): This fee covers the general administrative cost of "preparation, examination, record-keeping and filing" of a title application. The fee is $2.00 and is charged upon the initial registration of a vehicle requiring a title. This fee is authorized by State law RSA 261:261-4. Application for Certificate.
Municipal Agent (MA): This fee covers the administrative costs of completing a registration for the State Motor Vehicles. A "Municipal Agent" is a municipality that has been authorized by the Department of Safety to perform certain functions on its behalf. The fee is $3.00 and is charged on all registrations which are completed at City Hall and stamped with the Department of Safety seal, thus eliminating an additional stop at the State DMV office. The authority to charge this fee is stated in RSA 261:74-d. Additional Fees Charged by Agents.
Waste Reclamation (WR): This fee enables a resident to bring his/her motor vehicle wastes (namely, used tires, used batteries and used motor oil) to the recycling center at no charge. The money collected from this fee is placed in a reclamation trust fund specifically for the purpose of paying collection and disposal fees for the City's motor vehicle waste. The fee is charged for every registration and is based upon the type of vehicle: $3.00 for most vehicles, $2.00 for trailers, and $5.00 for heavy vehicles over 18,000 pounds. Established in Concord on February 11, 1991, per State law RSA 261:153V. Fees for Registration Permits.
Municipal transportation Improvement (MTI): A $5.00 fee per vehicle is charged and the money is set-aside in a municipal transportation improvement fund, which is used exclusively for improvement to the local and regional transportation system. This system includes "roads, bridges, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, parking and intermodal facilities and public transportation, and for operating and capital cost of public transportation." This fee was adopted on July 13, 1998 in accordance with RSA 261:153VI. Fees for Registration Permits.
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We recommend that you do not send cash payments. Including your citation number on your check will assist in the processing of your payment. A citation will incur late fees on the 10th and 20th day following issuance. Example of a $10 fine. After 10 days it will be $20 and after 20 days it will be $40.
A vehicle is only permitted to be parked for a duration of 48 hrs on any public street before it must be moved.
We can only help you BEFORE your vehicle is impounded. After the vehicle is impounded we must collect all outstanding fines and fees before it can be released.
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Tuesday - West of the Merrimack River from Pleasant Street to Washington Street. North of Clinton Street and south of Hopkinton and Currier Road.
Wednesday - West of the Merrimack River and North State Street. North of Washington Street, Pleasant Street, and Hopkinton Road. South to Hutchins Street.
Thursday - West of the Merrimack River from Hutchins Street and east to the Hopkinton town line and south to the Boscawen town line.
Friday - East of the Merrimack River and south of the Canterbury town line. West of the Loudon and Chichester town lines. North of the Pembroke town line and northeast of Airport Road.
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The City of Concord is aware that you may have received information or solicitation regarding the responsibility of residents to maintain and repair water and sewer lines that service your property. We recommend you check the Better Business Bureau at www.bbb.org and to call your homeowner’s insurance if you are contacted from an outside service to see if the solicited services are already covered by your existing insurance.
• Scheduled flushing (spring and summer) • A fire in the area during which the fire department is using the hydrants • A water main break • Old plumbing • New or recently repaired plumbing.
To clear up the water try turning on a faucet, cold water only, and let it run for 1 to 2 minutes. If this doesn’t clear up the water, please submit a request to have your water checked through the Citizen Request Tracker. If the problem is found to be in the house or on the owners side of the water line coming into the house they could be charged for overtime hours worked.
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