State confirms property tax rate

The State Department of Revenue Administration confirmed that the town of Merrimack’s 2015 property tax rate at $24.72 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.

This represents an increase of 63 cents per thousand compared with the 2014 rate of $24.09. The components of the 2014 and 2015 rates are presented below.

Property taxes are due Thursday, Dec. 3, to avoid interest penalties. Any resident with questions about their property tax assessment should call the Assessing Department at 424-5136.

For any other tax-related question, call the Town Clerk/Tax Collector’s office at 424-3651.

2014-15 2015-16 $ Inc/(Dec)

Town $5.46 $5.49 $.03

School-Local $15.00 $15.53 $.53

School-State $2.41 $2.40 ($.01)

County $1.22 $1.30 $.08

Totals $24.09 $24.72 $.63