Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - The tax office will closed due to the Tax Collector and Deputy Tax Collector attending the Annual Tax Collector's Spring Workshop (a certification requirement).
All tax payments, going forward, should be mailed to PO Box 660, Barrington, NH 03825, paid in person at 333 Calef Highway, or dropped off in the drop box in the Town Hall Lobby. Thank you.
Notes from your Tax Collector:
**For your convenience the tax office is open 8am-1pm on Mon., Tue., and Thur. and 12pm-6pm on Wed. Closed on Fridays**
Can't make it during our open hours? Please drop off your payment in the Lobby Dropbox, your payment will be posted the following business day, the Lobby hours are Mon, Tue, Thur 7:30am-5:00pm, Wed from 7:30am-6:00pm and is closed on Fridays.
**To ensure that your real estate tax payment gets applied to the correct property please remember to include your Map/Lot # and Telephone # on your check**
Linda Markiewicz, Tax Collector of Barrington
Important Upcoming Dates:
May 15, 2014 Notice of Impending Lien - unpaid 2013 property taxes
May 30, 2014 First issue (July) Tax bills mailed out.
June 16, 2014 Execution of Lien - for unpaid 2013 Real Estate Taxes
July 1, 2014 First issue Tax bills due
August 11-15, 2014 Certification Training - Tax Office will be closed
September 17-19, 2014 Tax Collector's Conference - Tax Office will be open
October TBD, 2014 Execution of Deeding - for unpaid 2011 Real Estate taxes.
October TBD, 2014 Second issue (December)Tax bills mailed out
December TBD, 2014 Second issue Tax bills due
The first goal of the Tax Department is to cultivate an environment that is both welcoming to our customers, and conducive to the professional and personal growth of the tax collector employees.
The second goal is to provide the training necessary to deliver knowledgeable, courteous service to our customers and the agencies we serve.
- Send Tax Collector and Deputy Tax Collector to first year of certification.
- Increase Deputy Tax Collector's hours from 20 hours weekly to 30 hours weekly to allow for the appropriate training and while training to allow additional hours to help close out and deposit the monies within a timely manner.
- Send Tax Collector to annual conference as well as, sending the Deputy Tax Collector to spring workshop, new collector's workshop, and any WEBEX classes offered by Harris.
The third goal is to utilize technology to the fullest extent possible to efficiently serve our customers and accurately account for revenue collected.
The fourth goal is to maintain the public's trust and confidence through service and accountability.