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2018 MS-1 DRA Request re: Exemptions

We had a call from DRA today about the “Amount granted per exemption” amounts appearing on the MS-1 for Blind and Disabled exemptions in municipalities that not only have not granted any of those exemptions but also have not even adopted … Continue reading

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2018 MS-1 Report

August typically has been the time when we need to quickly implement any MS-1 Report changes mandated by DRA and then distribute the software update in time for you to submit your MS-1 by September 1st. This year (mercifully) there … Continue reading

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New Tools for Paperless Billing on the Tax Kiosk

Those of you with the Comprehensive Tax Kiosk option offer taxpayers paperless billing notifications from your tax kiosk. During the last billing cycle we received calls from some of you inquiring about the status of paperless mail batches and the … Continue reading

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MS-61 and Refund Abatements

I left out one item from yesterday’s post. If you have done any refund abatements in 2017 you should call us for a script that will fix how they are accounted for on your 2017 MS-61 Report, particularly if they … Continue reading

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Tax Collect Year End Notes

We want to pass along a few reminders and news items as we approach the end of 2017. Following is a summary of options for those of you with a fiscal year ending on December 31st, a few tutorials and … Continue reading

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Assessing Update and 2017 MS-1

We are waiting for word on a few last items before we distribute an Avitar Assessing software update. This update should be ready to go later this week and it will include a few slight changes for the 2017 MS-1 … Continue reading

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Veterans’ Tax Credit Changes

Many of you are aware of the changes made possible by RSA 72:28-b which now allows municipalities to adopt an All Veterans’ Tax Credit expanding the eligibility to receive the credit to peacetime veterans who did not serve in a … Continue reading

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Avitar Clerk Vision Update

The implementation of the new drivers licensing system (VISION) is fast approaching and we expect to distribute the Avitar Clerk 3.0.0 update that is compatible with the impending MAAP VISION changes to you on Monday, February 13th at 10:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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New View and Waterfrontage Tools

Over the last several years, we’ve been quietly testing new functionality within the Avitar Assessing system that provides more tools with which to maintain, analyze, and assess the contributory values of views and waterfrontage. At this point we’re pleased with … Continue reading

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DMV VISION Update Information

Most of you have received emails and updates from the DMV outlining their schedule (see below) for the implementation of the new driving license system (VISION). We have received a few inquiries asking how the implementation of VISION affects Avitar … Continue reading

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