The New Hampshire Advantage

There are many advantages to living in New Hampshire, and New Hampshire regularly ranks high in economic and quality of life indicators, compared to other states. If you'd like to suggest an advantage or state ranking not listed yet, please let us know.

Income Tax

New Hampshire has no general personal income tax. Dividends and interest are taxed at only 5%.



New Hampshire is the only state with no laws restricting knife ownership.


Accessibility of Officials

New Hampshire officials, from town clerks to the state governor, are accessible to the public and generally have a walk-right-in office policy.

Eminent Domain

New Hampshire state law prohibits the use of eminent domain for private use or private development.



New Hampshire's constitution does not specifically prohibit secession.


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