Tax Collector, Lancaster NH
Charity Baker, Tax Collector email
Monday - Thursday
8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
Rate effective 4/1/2017: $26.34/$1,000 of assessed value apportioned as follows:
local school $9.98
state school tax $2.02
county tax $4.70
municipal tax $9.64
Taxes are collected in July and December
Example: Property assessed at $150,000 would result in a $3,951.00 tax bill, with an estimated half due in July and the remaining balance due in December.
The town conducts budget hearings at the beginning of each year (prior to the town meeting), which are open to the public. They are an excellent way for you to provide input, as the result of these hearings will affect property taxes.
Property Tax Applications / Forms
Abatement Form: use if you believe your taxes are disproportionate, based on error, or incorrect for some other reason
Tax Exemption for Blind form
Tax Exemption for Elderly form
Tax Exemption for Solar Energy form
Tax Credit for Veteran form
Property Tax Maps
(online-2011 update/most recent copies located @ town office)
IN TOWN MAPS - INDEX, P01, P02, P03, P04, P05, P06, P07, P08,
P09, P10, P11, P12, P13, P14
RURAL MAPS - INDEX, R01, R02, R03, R04, R05, R06, R07, R08,
R09, R10, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, R17,
R18, R19, R20, R21, R22, R23, R24, R25, R26,
R27, R28, R29
Application for current use.
Fill out the form online, print it, and send to the Lancaster Town Office.
Taking land out of current use may trigger a land use change tax. Contact the tax collector for more information.
SPACE - Statewide Program of Action to Conserve our Environment
Timber Tax / Yield Tax
If you intend to cut timber of more than 10MBF of sawlogs and 20 cords of fuel wood for personal use, you will need to file a Notice of Intent to Cut Timber, which you can obtain at the Town Office.
For other services not mentioned here, contact the Tax Collector