Assessing

Welcome to the Bedford Assessors Office

 

The Assessing Department ensures that all property within the Town of Bedford is assessed fairly and in accordance with the New Hampshire laws governing taxation. The Department conducts various practices to ensure an equitable distribution of the tax burden. 

 Latest Information


  • The 2016 Equalization Ratio (Assessment to Sales ratio) is 84.4%.  For more on equalization ratios see our FAQs.
  • The 2016 Tax Rate is $22.37.  View rates from previous years HERE.
  • Information on Solar Exemptions and other credits and exemptions can be found HERE.

Did You Know...


  • Our on-line assessment database updates weekly.  Search the database HERE.
  • Bedford's GIS mapping system provides tax map information and general plot plan data.  Search the GIS database HERE.

General Assessing Responsibilities Include

 
  • Annually review property tax assessments based upon market research and analysis, updating when and where necessary.
  • Administer State statutes governing taxation. 
  • Respond to taxpayer requests, and provide customer service in person, via email, or over the telephone.
  • Maintain property tax data files, property record cards, and various departmental databases.
  • Processing of applications for tax exemption/credits and abatements. 
  • For more information visit our Mission Statement page HERE.