All applications offered by the City of Dover’s Assessing office can be found at the bottom of this page. Please note the specific instructions that accompany each form. Forms are available in PDF format only. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the files. Forms can be either mailed or hand delivered to the Assessing Office.

Permanent Application for Property Tax Credits/Exemptions

Qualified applicants seeking permanent property tax credits or exemptions must file New Hampshire Department of Revenue Form PA-29 in addition to any other requirements outlined in the application. The form must be filed by April 15th preceding the setting of the tax rate.

Applicants whose property is held in a trust or life estate, must also submit Form PA-33 with the application.

Both forms are available for download below. They are also part of the exemption and credit applications.

For further explanation of individual tax exemptions/credits that are offered, please review the applicable page located in the directory on the left side of this page.

Income and Asset Verification
Pursuant New Hampshire State Statutes, the verification of all income and assets must be submitted with Elderly, Disabled and Deaf Exemption applications.

Fillable PDF formsPrintable PDF formsDocument Description
PA-29 (fillable)PA-29 (print)Permanent Application for Property Tax Credit/Exemptions
PA-33 (fillable)PA-33 (print)Statement of Qualification - Life Estates/Trusts must be filed with PA-29

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Abatement Application

Abatement applications are accepted after the first tax bill is mailed around December and they are due by March 1st.

Lot Restoration Application

Please review the Notice of Lot Restoration and Lot Restoration Process documents below and complete the Lot Restoration Application if you believe your property may qualify.

Notice of Intent to Excavate & Notice of Intent to Cut

Prior to beginning a timber cutting operation or excavation, a notice of intent must be filed with the Assessor’s office. Please see the form for further details. Additional information can also be found under Timber & Excavation on the left-hand side of this page.

Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief Program

*This is a state run program. Applications are submitted directly to the NH Department of Revenue.*

The Low & Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief program was designed to lessen the economic burden of the State Education Property Tax on certain at-risk taxpayers.

An eligible applicant for the Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief is a person who is:

  • Single with adjusted gross income equal to or less than $37,000; or
  • Married or head of NH household with adjusted gross income less than or equal to $47,000; and
  • Owns a homestead subject to the State Education Property Tax; and
  • Has resided in that homestead on April 1 of the year for which the claim is made

Please continue to the NH DRA website here for additional information on this program and the required forms.