Tax Collection & Vehicle Registration
January 22, 2021 Notice
We have returned to normal business hours after a brief closure followed by a brief period of reduced hours due to COVID related staffing issues.
We thank you for your patience during the past few weeks.
We do encourage customers to continue taking advantage of offsite payment options that are found below since maximum occupancy in our lobby is four customers in order to adhere to CDC social distancing guidelines.
In addition, we are also offering a limited number appointments for “at risk” members of our community. To request an appointment, please email MV@BedfordNH.org or call 472-3550. Thank you for your patience as we do our part to serve the community while protecting public health.
-For MV inquiries, please call 472-3550 or email MV@BedfordNH.org
-For Tax inquiries, please call 792-1313 or email TaxCollector@BedfordNH.org
***Final 2020 property tax bills were mailed early in the last week of October and are due on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020.***
Interest begins accruing after due date at 8% annually
See 2020 Tax Rate Breakdown:
Local Education $12.71
State Education 2.00
Total Tax Rate $20.02
If you made a prepayment, it was applied to this bill. Any overpayment not designated as a prepayment will be refunded by the year end 2020.
The historical breakdown of the Property Tax Rate can be found on the Tax Rate History link to the left.
The Tax Collector is responsible for the timely notification of the annual tax rate, mailing of semi-annual tax bills and collection of tax revenues.
Property Taxes and Liens
We are pleased to announce the unveiling of Citizen Self Service! This program will provide additional property tax information that was not previously available online. In addition, our payment vendor for these transactions (Value Payment Systems) allows more payment options than previously available.
Credit card payments for property tax online payments are subject to a 2.45% convenience fee with a $3.95 minimum, debit cards are subject to a 1.5% convenience fee, while ECheck payments will be subject to a $.50 flat fee. For more information regarding accepted forms of payment and fees click here.
Sewer bills are not able to be paid online or with a credit card. Property tax liens cannot be paid online, but they can be viewed.
If searching by address, do not put the word street, drive, etc., simply enter the number and street name and clear the tax year to view every year.