Center Harbor tax burden up 1.9%

CENTER HARBOR — The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has set the 2013 property tax rate at $13.19 per $1,000 of assessed value, an increase of 22 cents, or 1.7-percent.

The amount to be raised by property taxes increased by $94,151, or 1.9-percent, from $4,913,333 to $5,007,484, while the total assessed valuation rose by $768,882, from $383,053,544 to $383,822,426, or. 0.20-percent.

The town tax increased from $4.81 to $5.16, the state education tax from $2.60 to $2.63 while the local school tax dropped from $4.07 to $3.92 and the county tax from $1.49 to $1.48.