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Reducing New Jersey’s Property Taxes Through Consolidation

The possibility of reducing property taxes by consolidating the 565 municipalities of New Jersey was called into question in a recent study conducted by the Rutgers University’s Local Government Research Center. The study — entitled “Size May Not Be The Issue” — was conducted by Marc Pfeiffer and Raphael J. Caprio. Their main conclusion: the […]

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If They Had Only Checked Their Record Card…

From Star-Ledger: Jerry and Annette Auriemma stand outside their Maplewood home. The couple overpaid three years of property taxes after an appraiser hired by the town wrongly added 600 square feet and a fancy bathroom to a reassessment report. (William Perlman/The Star-Ledger) More at how the township “bamboozled” one maplewood family on property …

Restrictions in Comparable Sales Making Appeals More Difficult For Some Homeowners

  While it is a tax assessors job to review all of their sales and weed out exclusions that do not reflect market value, this high rate of exclusions does not reflect reality.  There is an undeniable downward trend in the real estate market—even homeowners that are not in threat of immediate foreclosure find themselves […]

Liberty Village Tax Appeal Proposed

 EB5JJZK67RDY Liberty Village tax appeal settlement would cut Flemington revenue $159K in 2013 Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.com FLEMINGTON — A tax–appeal settlement with Liberty Village Premium Outlets, which would eliminate about 1.3% of the borough’s tax base has been proposed. The deal would mean $159,275 less revenue for the borough in 2013. So council […]

Senior Property Tax Freeze Deadline Extended

    From Warren Patch: Seniors Have Until Friday to Freeze Property Taxes Patch.com Senior Freeze essentially freezes property tax bills for homeowners ages 65-years and older who have low or moderate incomes, or to disabled residents who receive federal Social Security payments. The state budgeted $213.5 million for this program and …   …More […]

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