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. The 101 Reasons to Move highlights the advantages that deserve a special mention.

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Gun Laws

New Hampshire offers some of the least restrictive gun laws in the nation: no license is required to open carry and a concealed carry license is available on a shall-issue basis.


Eminent Domain

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


Income Tax

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



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