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REGULAR TAX APPEAL DEADLINE INFORMATION

IN A NON-REVALUED/NON-REASSESSED MUNICIPALITY YOU MUST FILE A TAX APPEAL WITH THE TAX BOARD, THE MUNICIPAL TAX ASSESSOR AND THE MUNICIPAL CLERK BY WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2020.

IN A REVALUED/REASSESSED DISTRICT (BLOOMFIELD, FAIRFIELD & LIVINGSTON) YOU MUST FILE A TAX APPEAL WITH THE TAX BOARD, THE MUNICIPAL TAX ASSESSOR AND THE MUNICIPAL CLERK BY FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2020.

IMPORTANTLY: IN ORDER FOR A TAX APPEAL TO BE CONSIDERED TIMELY FILED IT MUST BE PHYSICALLY RECEIVED BY 4 PM OF THE CORRESPONDING DEADLINE NOTED ABOVE.

For more detailed information about the tax appeal process please click the link below.

LINK: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/lpt/ptappeal.pdf

Added/Omitted Assessment Appeal Deadline Information

The Added & Omitted assessment deadline is: Monday, December 2, 2019 at 4:00pm. All appeals must be received in the Tax Board office by that time not merely postmarked.

The 2019 Added & Omitted Assessment appeal hearing date is: Monday, December 16, 2019. The hearings will begin at 10:00am. No adjournments will be granted.

A party intending to rely on expert testimony must provide to the board and the opposing party all written documentation including comparable sales, appraisal reports and other valuation information or analysis at least seven (7) calendar days prior to the hearing. If an appraisal is to be used as evidence, the appraiser must be present to testify to their report at the time of the hearing.

The amount of taxes owed or paid are not justification in determining whether an added or omitted assessment is fair and equitable under the law.

The comparisons of assessments are not justification in determining whether an added or omitted assessment is fair and equitable under the law.

Please be concise in presenting your information.

Please know the aforementioned list is a partial listing of the rules and laws concerning the tax appeal hearing process.

Regular Tax Appeal Deadline Information

  • In a non-revalued/non-reassessed municipality you must file a Tax Appeal with the Tax Board, the Municipal Tax Assessor and the Municipal Clerk by Monday, April 1, 2019.
  • In a revalued/reassessed district (Belleville, Glen Ridge & Verona) you must file a Tax Appeal with the Tax Board, the Municipal Tax Assessor and the Municipal Clerk by Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
  • Importantly: in order for a Tax Appeal to be considered timely filed, it must be physically received by 4pm of the corresponding deadline noted above.
  • For more detailed information about the tax appeal process please¬†click here.

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