The Tax Assessor determines the taxability and fair market value of all new, existing and improved properties within the municipality. The assessor’s responsibilities includes processing deeds, processing building permits for assessments, maintaining and updating assessment records, complying with state mandated regulations, handling appeals, processing applications for exemptions or deductions, and compiling financial and other records for the county and state tax boards.
The Tax Assessor's Office is responsible for:
Assessing all properties in town
Distributing and reviewing applications for tax discounts for Senior Citizens, Disabled, and Veterans
Providing information regarding ownership, assessments, and sales
Maintaining information on property lot size, square footage and appraisals
Maintaining sales information
Tax appeals must be filed on or before April 1st of the current tax year. If the municipality has performed a Revaluation or Re-assessment, the filing deadline is May 1 of the year it goes into effect
Applications for Senior Citizens, Disabled Persons, Veterans and their surviving spouses can be obtained in this office or online at: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/prntlpt.shtml
Please contact the Tax Assessor for applications and to answer any questions you may have pertaining to them.
For information on the Property Tax Freeze Program you can review the requirements and forms online at: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/ptr/