|Job seekers are encouraged to contact
the New Mexico Department of Labor, 501 Mountain Road NE, Albuquerque,
NM 87102 (505) 841-9300. The agency offers the largest pool of job
listings in the state, as well as a full staff of qualified employment
counselors and placement interviewers.
The agency also issues several publications about the current job market:
Employers in the Albuquerque Area, New Mexico Job Hunter’s Guide, New Mexico
Labor Market Review, New Mexico 2006 Economic Projections. To order,
call the Publication Hotline at (505) 841-8711. Also, check out
the Department of Labor’s Web Site at http://www.state.nm.us/dol/.
Throughout the city’s four major quadrants and surrounding areas, housing
possibilities vary greatly in price, style and availability.
Single family homes and townhouses are available for sale through the
Albuquerque Metropolitan Board of Realtors Southwest Multiple Listing Service
(accessible by all Coldwell Banker Legacy agents). Visit
our web site at http://www.CBLegacyNM.com/.
To register your vehicle (new residents have 30 days), you must take
the vehicle to the Motor Vehicle Division and provide proof of
Registration fees are based on the vehicle’s age and weight. Call (888)
683-4636 for information and locations.
(b) liability insurance
(c) compliance with state emission-control standards
New Mexico has a graduated state income tax. In other words,
the tax rate rises as income increases, with personal income tax piggy-backing
on Federal income taxes.
The statewide gross receipts tax of 5% applies to almost all goods and
services exchanged. Local communities can levy additional increments. The
total gross receipts tax in Albuquerque is currently 5.8125%.
All real property and business personal property is subject to taxation
under New Mexico law. Real property valuations are based on market value.
Business personal property must be reported to the Bernalillo County Assessor’s
Office by the last day of February each year.
For information regarding real and business personal property taxation,
call the Bernalillo County Assessor’s office at (505) 222-3700.
For other tax questions, contact the Department of Taxation and Revenue
in Albuquerque at (505) 841-6200.
ALBUQUERQUE has no residency requirements for voter registration.
Anyone who will be 18 years old by the date of the next election may register.
To be eligible, you must be registered 28 days prior to the election. Information
on locations of registration offices is also available from the Bernalillo
County Bureau of Elections / Voter Registration at (505) 768-4085.
You can also call the League of Women Voters (505) 884-8441; the
Democratic Party (505) 830-3650 or the Republican Party (505)
To qualify for in-state tuition rates at the state schools, you are
required to have been physically present in the state for a period of no
less than 12 consecutive months. You must demonstrate your intention of
becoming a permanent resident by registering your motor vehicle, obtaining
a driver’s license and securing employment. An exception is possible for
dependent students who move to the state with their families. Residency
can be presumed if a parent supplies documentation of employment expected
to continue throughout the coming year.