Tax Appeals

As per N.J.S.A. 54:4-38.1, “Notice of Property Tax Assessment” post cards will be mailed to every property owner on or before February 1. The assessed value shown on this notice represents the assessment that will appear on that year’s Municipal Tax List.

Filing an Appeal

At that time, if you disagree with the assessment, information regarding the appeal process appears on the back of this notice. Forms and instructions for filing an appeal may be obtained by contacting the Ocean County Board of Taxation at 732-929-2008. Regular assessment appeals must be filed on or before April 1st of the current year with the County Board of Taxation. Appeals for added or omitted assessments must be filed by December 1st of the current year.

Find helpful information developed by the Ocean County Board of Taxation to assist taxpayers in preparing for tax appeal hearings. There is also a link to print out the necessary appeal form.