Category Archives: Assessing Software

a category for the discussion of any news, tips, and best practices relevant to users and administrators of the avitar assessing application.

Warning re: Sketchy Links to the Avitar Assessing Kiosk

We will soon be implementing some changes on the Avitar Assessing Kiosk web site (data.avitarassociates.com) designed to eliminate warnings some visitors to the site may see in their web browsers. As many of your municipal web sites have links directing … Continue reading

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Alert for Towns *With* RSA 72:81 Exemptions and *Without* Avitar Tax Collect

We are in the process of distributing updates for Avitar Assessing and Tax Collect that, among other things, enable proper calculation and presentation of property tax bills for municipalities that have adopted the RSA 72:81 Commercial & Industrial Construction Exemption. … Continue reading

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Property Taxes: Interest Rate Change & 72:81 Exemption Alert

With tax season upon us, most of you will be calculating your property tax warrant in the coming weeks within Avitar Assessing.  We want to remind/inform you about a couple of items before you do so.

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Combat Service Tax Credit Changes

This year, RSA 72:28-c allows municipalities to adopt an Optional Tax Credit for Combat Service for qualifying residents that are members of the New Hampshire National Guard or a reserve component of the United States armed forces, called to active … Continue reading

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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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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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Are you Backing up your Database?

Over the past couple of months, a few of our client municipalities have been hit with an encryption/ransom virus.  These types of viruses can encrypt all of the files (documents, Windows files, data, etc.) on your server/computers leaving them unusable … 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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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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