Tax Assessor

Duties and Responsibilities

Appraisal: Performance of this duty of the Assessor involves determining the taxability and fair market value of all new, existing and improved properties within the municipality. Procedures include:

  1. Field inspection

  2. Structural measurements

  3. Calculation

  4. Sales analysis

  5. Market trend studies

  6. Income and Expense Analysis

Administration: Administration responsibilities of the Assessor include.

  1. Maintaining and updating assessment records.

  2. Tax map maintenance in cooperation with the Borough Engineer

  3. Defense of Appeals.

  4. State Mandated Regulations:

    • Sales analysis for equalization of school aid

    • Processing of applications for exemptions or deduction including veterans, Senior Citizens, Disabled persons and other legal tax-exempt organizations.

    • Inspection of properties and determination of Farmland Assessment applications.

 

Address-Tax Assessor