The Portsmouth Water and Fire District will be mailing the annual water district property tax bills on October 28, 2020.
Philip Driscoll, Chairman of the Administrative Board, indicated that the District’s tax rate is $0.23 per thousand dollars of assessed value. Mr. Driscoll noted that the tax rate has increased by $0.02 over the 2019 rate. The annual District tax on a property assessed at $400,000 is $92.00.
The District office remains closed at this time due to Covid-19, however, the District encourages customers to pay tax and water bills online at PortsmouthWater.org. Online payments can be made by credit card or debit card. There are no charges assessed for online payments. Additionally, payments can be made by mail or at the payment slot located at the District office.
Tax bills are due on December 1, 2020. Interest of 1% each month will be applied to the unpaid balance for any accounts not paid by the due date.
Any District property owner that has not received a water district tax bill by mid November should contact the District office at 683-2090.
Date: October 21, 2020
For Release: Immediately
Philip T. Driscoll – 683-2090
Jessica Lynch – 683-2090