Alton tax rate goes up by 3 percent this year

ALTON — The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has set the 2015 property tax rate at $14.27 per $1,000 of assessed value, an increase of 42 cents, or 3 percent, over the 2014 rate of $13.85. An Alton property owner with a home valued at $200,000 will pay $84 more, with the tax bill going from $2,770 last year to $2,854 this year.

The amount to be raised by property taxes rose by $907,921, or 4.3 percent, from $20,809,391 to $21,717,312. The total assessed valuation grew by $18,700,258 or 1.2 percent, from $1,518,990,817 to $1,537,691,075.

The town tax decreased from $3.85 to $3.57. The local school tax rose from $6.28 to $6.94 while the state education tax remained unchanged at $2.35. The county tax increased from $1.37 to $1.41.

Sanbornton tax rate increases 4.5 percent

SANBORNTON — The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has set the 2015 property tax rate at $24.01 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, an increase of $1.04, or 4.5 percent , over the 2014 rate of $22.97. The owner of a property assessed at $200,000 would see a $208 increase in his tax bill, going from $4,594 last year to $4,802 this year.

The amount to be raised by property taxes rose by $552,700, or 6.2 percent, from $8,794,923 to $9347,623. The total assessed valuation grew by $1,659,793, or 0.4 percent, from $388,082,990 to $389,742,783.

The town tax increased from $8.23 to $8.82, the local school tax from $10.69 to $11.13, and the state education tax from $2.54 to $2.62 while the county tax dropped from $1.51 to $1.44.

Tilton taxes go up by almost 4 percent

TILTON — The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has set the 2015 property tax rate at $20.69 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, an increase of 78 cents, or 3.9 percent over the 2014 rate of $19.91. Under the new rate, the owner of a home valued at $200,000 would see their tax bill rise by $156, from $3,982 to $4,138.

The amount to be raised by property taxes increased by $787,352 or 7.2 percent, from $10,680,446 to $11,467,798. The total assessed valuation grew by $4,300,693, or 0.9 percent, from $499,613,515 to $503,914,208.

The town tax increased from $6.42 to $6.81, the local school tax from $9.74 to $10.18 and the county tax from $1.33 to $1.35 while the state education tax decreased from $2.42 to $2.35.