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Legislation that became effective July 1, 2010, increases the tax rate under RSA 405:29, I from 2% to 3%. Please be sure to update all of your filings and systems by the effective date of July 1, 2010, in order to comply with the tax rate change under RSA 405:29, I.

Effective May 1, 2010, the New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner is transferring the electronic Surplus Lines submissions of forms and payment processing operations to OPTins (Online Premium Tax for Insurance), a product of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners ("NAIC").

The steps to submit your monthly policy filings are very simple and require no formal training. Easy to follow instructions will be provided by the NAIC. There is a set up process at the NAIC which could take up to two weeks. You will log in, upload your filing forms and submit your payment online. Your payments will be handled electronically and will be processed through the NAIC.

All Surplus Lines Producers will need to contact the OPTins Marketing Team or 816-783-8787 with any questions and to register.


All approved Surplus Lines Companies are asked to provide this Department by May 1st with a detail list of all premiums written in New Hampshire summarized by the "broker’s tax identification number." Please submit the list to the New Hampshire Insurance Department, attention Amy Duhaime and Jennifer Goodwin. Surplus Lines Company Annual Report 2022 Microsoft Excel Symbol

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