“If qualified, for persons owning real property equipped with a solar energy system as defined in RSA 72:61, the City shall exempt from taxes an amount equal to the assessed value of the solar energy system.”
This exemption is for a solar energy system that is owned, not leased, and utilizes solar energy to heat or cool the interior of a building or provide electricity for the building with photovoltaic panels.
RSA 72:61: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/v/72/72-61.htm
RSA 72:62: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/v/72/72-62.htm
AMENDED EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2018
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for The Solar Energy Systems Exemption, visit the Assessor’s Office to sign a PA-29 Permanent Application. Bring your photo ID. If your property is in a trust, please also bring a copy of the trust.
The filing deadline is by April 15th preceding the setting of the tax rate. Example: If you are applying for an exemption off your 2019 property taxes, which are due no earlier than December 1, 2019 then you have until April 15, 2019 to file this form.
For more information regarding the Solar Exemption, please contact the Assessor's Office at (603) 610-7249