Town of Derry
14 Manning Street, Derry, NH 03038
What is the Tax Rate?
The NH Department of Revenue has set the Town of Derry’s 2015 tax rate at $29.23. The rate is $.19 lower than in 2014.

Tax bills were mailed on November 20, 2015 and are due by Tuesday, December 22, 2015.

Property taxes are assessed to cover the cost of county and town services, and state and local education. The chart below shows the 2014 and 2015 tax rate components

Tax Rate
Town Services
$  9.16
Local School
State Education
$  2.44
$  2.61
$  1.15
$  1.09
The appropriation for Town services funds; police, fire, emergency medical services, public works, recreation, public libraries, public health, welfare, planning, code enforcement, the transfer station, water, wastewater, community access TV, and government administration.  Public Works services include the purchase, maintenance and replacement of roads, parks, bridges, dams, vehicles, equipment, land, and buildings.  Revenues raised by service fees, permits, and grants reduce the amount that is needed to be raised by taxation. Public water and wastewater systems are funded by user fees.  Community access television is funded by Comcast franchise fees.    

Other Information
Many options for payment are now available for you. For tax, water, sewer, motor vehicle renewals and general billing amounts due, you can mail, drop-off (both inside the building and outside the building located along the drive-thru lane), and/or use the drive-thru options for your convenience. Also, please feel free to use the envelopes provided with your tax, water and sewer bills to make your payment – it is forwarded directly to the Town’s bank and is the most efficient way to pay.

Motor vehicle registrations activity increases dramatically during the last week in the month. I want you to be aware that your service may be delayed if you come in person. Renewing online is always an alternative way to renew your vehicles if there are no changes in your information. Your registration and decals, provided they have no changes, will be mailed to you promptly and save you time. Our mail or email renewals are sent to all registrants.  All customers which use the online service have the option to have all future notifications sent by email.  If you prefer to use the mail option to renew your vehicles, you will continue to receive a renewal notice in the mail.