Disabled Alexandria residents may apply for an exemption on the property taxes on their primary residence, providing that they are eligible under Title II or Title XVI of the Federal Social Security Act for benefits to the disabled, and meet all State requirements and the Town’s income and asset criteria. For more information, see NH RSA 72:37b.
EXEMPTION AMOUNT: $15,000
Your annual income must not exceed $18,000 if single and $25,000 if married. Income includes Social Security, pensions, annuities, interest, dividends, wages, and other miscellaneous income. Excluded are lie insurance paid on the death of an insured, proceeds from the sale of an asset, and expenses incurred in the course of conducting business.
Your assets must be less than $50,000. Assets include real and personal property, cash, certificates of deposit, IRAs, stocks, bonds and other assets. Exclude dis the value of the residence and necessary home site.
You must have been a NH resident for 5 years preceding the application.
You must have resided at the property on April 1st of the tax year.
You must own the property, or own it jointly or in common with a spouse or other person who is not your spouse.
To be considered for a disabled exemption, you must file an application by April 15th of the tax year. Once deemed eligible by Selectmen, exemption holders are not required to re-apply annually, but will be subject to periodic verification of continued eligibility.
Applications are available in the Selectmen’s Office or in the link shown below. If you need help filling out the form, please bring it to our office and we will be able to assist you.