The function of the assessor’s office is to place a fair and equitable assessment on each parcel for taxing purposes. This office also deals with property ownership, deductions for senior citizens and veterans, and exemptions for charitable organizations.
Tax Rate for 2016 is 4.699
Equalization Ratio for 2017 is 51.29%
Also taxpayers can file a tax appeal on line the website is —- www.njappealonline.com
The assessor’s office hours are Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM and Wednesdays 2 – 6 PM – Other hours by appointment. The assessor’s office is located on the 2nd floor in the Municipal Building.
Assessor: Bryan – 908-665-8271
Assessor’s Assistant: Nancy – 908- 665-0457
Frequently Asked Questions
The borough website FAQ section on taxes contains answers to the most frequently asked questions.
The most commonly requested forms are listed below:
- County Board Tax Appeal - Petition of Appeal
- Senior Citizen, Disabled Person, or Surviving Spouse/Surviving Civil Union Partner Property Tax Deduction - $250/year
- Veteran or Surviving Spouse/Surviving Civil Union Partner/Surviving Domestic Partner of Veteran or Service person Deduction - $250/year
These forms can also be found by clicking “FORMS & DOCUMENTS” on the top menu bar and opening the “TAXES” Folder, and then “TAX ASSESSOR” folder.
Property Tax Search
To access property tax information click on the following link : New Jersey Association of County Tax Boards