|All persons desiring to apply for any exemptions must fill out a permanent application form (State Form PA-29) and the Elderly Exemption Worksheet.
State Form PA-33 is also required for all properties owned by a Trust or properties with Life Estate Interests.
All persons applying for the Elderly Exemption must complete and submit an application to the Assessor’s Office no later than the close of business day on April 15th of the tax year in the year in which application is made.
1) A person has to have been a resident of the State of New Hampshire for at least three (3) years preceding April 1st;
2) Must have a net income from all sources, no greater than $25,000 for a single person and no greater than $35,000 if married.
3) Owns assets of any kind, tangible or intangible --- less bonafide encumbrances, and further, excluding the value of his/her residence plus 2 acres of land --- not greater than $65,000.
4) Is at least 65 years old on or before April 1st; and
5) Must not have received transfer of the property from a blood relation, or person related by marriage, within five (5) years prior to date of application (April 1).
An exemption of $65,000 for residents 65 to 74 years old, $85,000 from 75 to 79 years old, and $110,000 from 80 years old and older is applied to the assessed value of the property.