Paper Tax Appeal

Petition of Appeal

Appeals on property assessments must be received (not merely postmarked) by the County Tax Board on or before January 15th of the tax year. The total of all taxes and municipal charges due up to and including the first quarter must be paid.

Filing Fees (must accompany original petition of appeal)

(a) Assessed Valuation less than $150,000………………………….…..…...........$5.00
1. $150,000 or more, but less than $500,000………….….….......................$25.00
2. $500,000 or more, but less than $1,000,000……….…......................….$100.00
3. $1,000,000 or more……………………………….….…................................$150.00
(b) Appeal on Classification......................................................................$25.00
(c) Appeal on Valuation and Classification.......................................Sum of a and b
(d) Appeal not covered by a, b, or c........................................................$25.00

No fee is required to file a petition contesting denial of application for Veterans and Veteran’s/Serviceman’s/Servicewomen’s/Surviving Spouse Deduction, Senior Citizen’s or Disabled Person’s Deduction.

Filing of Petition

(a) The original petition must be filed with the County Tax Board
(b) A copy must be served upon the Assessor of the municipality in which the property is located, or in the event of a municipal appeal, served upon the taxpayer.
(c) A copy must be served upon the Clerk of the municipality in which the property is located, or in the event of a municipal appeal, served upon the taxpayer.
(d) A copy should be retained by the petitioner.
(e) Any supporting documents attached to the original petition shall also be attached to the Assessor and Clerk copies

Petition of Appeal Forms may be obtained by contacting the Assessor's Office @ (732) 542-3400 ext. 222 or by selecting the link below.

Petition of Appeal (Paper Form)

Electronic Appeal Form