http://www.njactb.org – This is the home page of NJACTB or The New Jersey Association of County Tax Boards. From this page, you can access each County website in the State of New Jersey and each County Tax Board. The Following pages are of note:
‘Record Search’ – Allows you to search sales and tax records for property across the state. The data base function is accessible for free but is not user friendly.
‘Legal Archives’ – Search recent NJ Tax Court Published Opinions. Link to the New Jersey Tax Assessor’s Handbook. (Chapter 11 provides a full explanation of the tax appeal process is clear and concise language.) Link to the New Jersey Tax Administrator’s Handbook as well. (Chapter 11 deals with Tax Appeals) A copy of the Current Year Work Calendar which summarizes all important dates and functions for assessors is also accessible.
‘Downloads’ – Link to a summary page for ‘NU Sale’ Codes. (Categories of non-usable deed transactions).
‘Links’ – Provides access to every County home page in New Jersey as well as the County Tax Boards and a host of State Agencies.
Note – from this page, the NJ Open Public Records Act homepage is accessible.
‘Forms’ – This page connects to the State of New Jersey, Department of The Treasury, Division of Taxation page listing links to Local Property tax Forms, including the petition for appeal forms for typical appeal and added/omitted appeals. (Forms A-1 & AA-1 respectively approximately midway through the page.)
Union County Tax Appeal Information
Union County Board of Taxation
271 North Broad Street, 3rd Floor
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Phone: (908) 527-4775
Christopher Duryee, County Tax Administrator
UNION COUNTY TAX APPEAL FORM AND INFORMATION PACKET
Local Government Contact Information
Berkeley Heights Tax Assessor – Robert Edgar
Berkeley Heights Town Hall
29 Park Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
Phone: (908) 464-2700 x2118
Cranford Tax Assessor – Peter J. Barnett
8 Springfield Avenue
Cranford, NJ 07016
Phone: (908) 709-7211
Hillside Tax Assessor – Bernard Murdoch
Hillside Municipal Billding
1409 Liberty Ave,
Hillside, NJ 07205-1345
Phone: (973) 926-2222
Mountainside Tax Assessor – Eldo Magnani
1385 U.S. Highway 22 East
Mountainside, NJ 07092
Phone: (908) 232-2400
Scotch Plains Tax Assessor – Michael Ross
Scotch Plains Municipal Building
430 Park Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Phone: (908) 322-6700 x204
Springfield Tax Assessor – Ed Galante
Springfield Town Hall – second floor
100 Mountain Avenue
Springfield, New Jersey 07081-5402
Summit Tax Assessor – Patricia Spychala
512 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Westfield Tax Assessor – Annmarie Switzer
425 E. Broad Street
Westfield, N.J. 07090
Other Towns in Union County
Contact your Town Hall and ask to be transferred to the Tax Assessor’s Office.
For information about appealing property taxes in other northern New Jersey counties, please see our other websites:
Union County Taxes Rates (2011)
CHAPTER 123 LAWS OF 1973 (ratios)
APPLICABLE TO TAX APPEALS FOR TAX YEAR 2012
SENIOR TAX REIMBURSEMENT FORM
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