The Solar energy systems exemption (solar) is available to residential, commercial, and industrial properties. The exemption is for properties with a solar energy system which utilizes solar energy to heat or cool the interior of a building, or to heat water for use in a building and which includes one or more collectors and a storage container. Solar energy system also means a system which provides electricity for a building using photovoltaic panels. The property tax exemption shall be in the amount equal to 100% of the actual assessed value of the qualifying equipment as defined in RSA 71:61. Property owners wishing to receive the exemption are required to apply and qualify for the exemption under state law and must file a Permanent Application (State form PA-29) (PDF) with the Assessing Department by April 15th.
Submit a copy of the complete signed solar system contract along with the Permanent Application .