Tax Assessor

The main function of the Tax Assessor’s Office is the appraisal and evaluation of all land and buildings within the municipality for tax purposes, according to state statutes. Additional duties include maintaining property transfers, keeping current ownership updated, checking building permits that have been issued and maintaining current values.

The Tax Assessor approves applications for Veteran, Senior Citizen and Disabled Deductions and total tax exemption applications for Disabled Veterans and non-profit organizations. 

The Tax Assessor prepares the Added and Omitted Assessment List that includes all new construction that has been completed within the tax year, and represents the Borough in all tax appeals before the Bergen County Board of Taxation and the Tax Court of New Jersey.