The Blind Exemption program is a property tax relief program for residents that are visually impaired. The exemption reduces the taxable value of the real estate of qualifying residents. Read through Blind Exemption (RSA 72:37).
To qualify, you or your spouse must be determined to be legally blind and must have a certificate from the Blind Services Division of the Vocational Rehabilitation Division of the State Education Department. The owner must reside at the property for which exemption is claimed.
The amount of the exemption is currently set at $21,000.
An exemption reduces the taxable value of your real estate. For example:
To apply for the Blind Exemption Program, bring your Blind Services Determination letter to the Assessing Department where you will sign a permanent exemption (PA-29) card. The Assessing Department is located in:
City Hall 51 N Park Street Lebanon, NH 03766
For more information regarding the exemption and your eligibility, please contact the Assessing Department at 603-448-1499.