Tax Collection & Vehicle Registration
We have resumed normal business hours and the windows are available for walk-in business Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm and also on Tuesdays between 7:00am and 4:30pm.
We also want to remind residents that there are offsite payment options for some transactions as identified in the instructional links below.
There may be long waits and we thank you for your understanding and patience as we take steps to return to normal staffing levels.
- For MV inquiries, please call 603-472-3550 or email MV@BedfordNH.org
- For Tax inquiries, please email TaxCollector@BedfordNH.org
***Preliminary 2021 property tax bills mailed on Thursday, May 27th and payment was due on Thursday, July 1st, 2021.***
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
Please do not apply the 2020 tax rate to updated preliminary 2021 property valuations that were recently communicated to you on notices from the Assessing Department. The 2021 tax rate will be set in the fall and will be based on the new assessed values.
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.