Exemptions & Credit Information

Property Tax Exemptions Available to Jackson Taxpayers

ALL VETERAN'S TAX CREDIT - RSA - 72:28-b

  • A person shall qualify for the All Veteran's Tax Credit if the person is a resident of this state who served not less than 90 days on active service in the armed forces of the United States, and
  • Was honorably discharged or an officer honorably separated from service; or the spouse or surviving spouse of such resident, provided that Title 10 training for active duty by a member of a national guard or reserve shall be included as service under this paragraph;
  • Provided however that the person is not eligible for and is not receiving a credit under RSA 72:28 or RSA 72:35.
  • The applicant must provide a copy of their DD214 (discharge document) or other sufficient proof when applying for this credit.
  • The credit is in the amount of $500 and is applied to the amount of taxes owed. (Passed by voters in March 2017)
  • A husband and wife, each qualifying for a tax credit, shall each be granted a tax credit upon the residential real estate as provided under RSA 72:28, I or II.
  • IMPORTANT: Filing deadline is April 15th.
  • Application forms are available from the Assessing Department.
  • On-line law reference for RSA 72:28 : http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/V/72/72-28-b.htm(link is external)

DISABLED VETERAN TAX CREDIT - RSA 72:35

  • The applicant must provide a copy of their DD214, (discharge document), or other sufficient proof when applying for this credit.
  • A Disabled Veteran Tax Credit is in the amount of $2,000 and is deducted from the amount of taxes owed. (Passed by voters in March, 2004)
  • Any person who has been honorably discharged or an officer honorably separated from the military service of the United States and who has total and permanent service-connected disability, or who is a double amputee or paraplegic because of service-connected injury, or the surviving spouse of such a person, shall receive a standard yearly tax credit in the amount of $2,000 of property taxes on the person`s residential property. The qualification for this credit includes the applicant providing written documented proof that the veteran has been determined, by the US Veteran`s Administration, to be totally and permanently disabled as a result of a service-connected injury.
  • IMPORTANT: Filing deadline is April 15th.
  • Application forms are available from the Assessing Department.
  • On-line law reference for RSA 72:35 : http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/V/72/72-35.htm(link is external)

ELDERLY EXEMPTION: RSA 72:39-a

Must be a resident of NH for at least three years prior to April 1st of year exemption is applied. Must be 65 years of age on or before April 1st of year for which exemption is claimed. Own real estate individually or jointly (if real estate owned by spouse, must have been married at least 5 years).

  • Net income of $23,100 or if married - $34,650.
  • Asset limitation of $75,075, excluding the value of residence.
  • Amount of exemption:
    • 65-74 years of age: $23,100
    • 75-80 years of age: $34,650
    • 80 years or older: $57,750

The applicable amount is deducted from the assessed value of property before tax is figured.


BLIND EXEMPTION RSA 72:37

Must be legally blind as determined by The Blind Services Department of the Vocational Rehabilitation Division of the Education Department. Amount of exemption is $25,000*deducted from his/her residential real estate equalized.

For information and applications concerning the following categories, please contact the Office of the Selectmen, PO Box 268, 54 Main Street, Jackson, NH, at 603-383-4223.