Tax Collector

2022 Tax Bills


DUE DATES: 1/4/23 AND 6/1/23

  • The 2022 Tax Rate is set at $15.20 per thousand.
  • The Tax Bills were mailed on December 1st and are due in two installments.
  • The first due date is 1/4/23 and the second due date is 6/1/23. 


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Mission Statement

  • The purpose of the Tax Collection Office is to assure safe and accurate collection and timely deposit of City monies while serving customers in a professional and courteous manner.
  • To facilitate tax billing and payments, vehicle registrations, and water/sewer payments.
  • To provide accurate and timely information to Portsmouth’s residents and taxpayers regarding property taxes, vehicle registrations, and payments to the City.

Major Responsibilities

  • Property Tax Collection
  • Motor Vehicle Titling and Registration
  • Boats, ATV, Snowmobile Registration
  • Water Sewer Collection
  • Collection of Miscellaneous City Accounts Receivable
  • Departmental Deposits
  • Administering Online Bill Payments