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Posted on: February 16, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Council Changes Elderly Exemption Amounts

elderly woman holding a model of a house

At its February 15, 2023 meeting, the Lebanon City Council took action to increase the exemption amounts for the City’s Elderly Tax Exemption Program. 

To qualify for this exemption:

  • The applicant must be 65 years old before April 1 of the tax year for which the application is being made;
  • The applicant must have resided in New Hampshire for at least three (3) years and owned their home individually or jointly prior to April 1 of the tax year for which the application is made;
  • The application must be filed by April 15 for the current tax year;
  • The applicants’ total Gross Income may not exceed:
    • $45,000 for a single person or 
    • $65,000 for a married couple
  •  The applicants’ total Net Assets (excluding the value of the residence and up to two acres) may not exceed $100,000.

Exemption amounts are age-dependent, and the eligible amount is subtracted from the total assessment before the current tax rate is applied.

AgeExemption Amount
65-74$116,000
75-79$164,000
Ages 80+$290,000


For more information or to obtain an application, please visit LebanonNH.gov/ElderlyExemption. Should you have questions please contact the Assessing Office at assessing@lebanonnnh.gov or by calling 603-448-1499.

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