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What are New Jersey Property Taxes?

Property taxes are the greatest source of revenue for most New Jersey municipalities, but property taxes may very well be the least understood expense that a property owner pays. In fact, New Jersey’s property tax system is undeniably complicated, requiring experienced guidance to address the relevant issues. New Jersey property owners, particularly in Bergen County, pay among the highest property taxes in the nation – however, we offer guidance regarding how to strategically reduce your NJ property taxes, and have many happy clients who have successfully filed property tax appeals in New Jersey.

How to File a Property Tax Appeal in NJ

In order to successfully file a property tax appeal in New Jersey, you must follow very strict rules and guidelines. Our attorneys regularly file and defend residential and commercial property tax appeal matters in New Jersey before the local County Tax Boards and the New Jersey Tax Court, especially in connection with properties located in Bergen County. As a result of our firm’s significant achievements in the property tax field, we have been chosen to represent the Borough of Paramus, the City of Hackensack, the Town of West New York, and the Township of Bloomfield in property tax matters. Our list of New Jersey property tax clients range from municipalities to owners of commercial, industrial and residential properties. With a proven track record of success, we know the New Jersey property tax laws and are likewise extremely knowledgeable with respect to Bergen County property values. Indeed, in the past five years alone, we have successfully represented clients in tax appeal matters with a combined assessment value of over $3,000,000,000.

How Long does a Property Tax Appeal Take in New Jersey?

Generally, the deadline to file a property tax appeal in New Jersey is April 1st. The amount of time required to file an appeal varies widely based on the complexity of your case. However, you can rest assured that our firm works quickly, accurately, and efficiently to handle your case as expeditiously as possible. As a result of our many years of expertise handling NJ property tax matters, we can often negotiate a settlement and avoid going through the hearing process. When filing a property tax appeal in NJ, especially in Bergen County, hiring a property tax firm with local expertise should save you time and yield better results.

If you are interested in pursuing a better tax strategy for your New Jersey property, you do not need to look any further than our firm.

What You Need To Know About Property Tax Appeals in NJ

Filing a New Jersey property tax appeal on your own is very difficult to do because the process is very nuanced and can be quite arduous. Consequently, a lawyer with substantial experience in Bergen County property tax appeals will most likely achieve far better results than a non-lawyer individual filing alone. We work with experienced real estate appraisers and are often able to negotiate settlements without having to proceed through the hearing process.

If you are considering filing a property tax appeal, contact our office as soon as possible, especially if you own property in any of the following Bergen County municipalities:

  • Allendale
  • Alpine
  • Bergenfield
  • Bogota
  • Carlstadt
  • Cliffside Park
  • Closter
  • Cresskill
  • Demarest
  • Dumont
  • East Rutherford
  • Edgewater
  • Elmwood Park
  • Emerson
  • Englewood
  • Englewood Cliffs
  • Fair Lawn
  • Fairview
  • Fort Lee
  • Franklin Lakes
  • Garfield
  • Glen Rock
  • Harrington Park
  • Hasbrouck Heights
  • Haworth
  • Hillsdale
  • Ho-Ho-Kus
  • Leonia
  • Little Ferry
  • Lodi
  • Lyndhurst
  • Mahwah
  • Maywood
  • Midland Park
  • Montvale
  • Moonachie
  • New Milford
  • North Arlington
  • Northvale
  • Norwood
  • Oakland
  • Old Tappan
  • Oradell
  • Palisades Park
  • Park Ridge
  • Ramsey
  • Ridgefield
  • Ridgefield Park
  • Ridgewood
  • River Edge
  • Rochelle Park
  • Rockleigh
  • Rutherford
  • Saddle Brook
  • Saddle River
  • South Hackensack
  • Teaneck
  • Tenafly
  • Teterboro
  • Upper Saddle River
  • Waldwick
  • Wallington
  • Washington Township
  • Westwood
  • Wood-Ridge
  • Woodcliff Lake
  • Wyckoff
Marc Raso Bergen County New Jersey Tax Appeals
Marc Raso Bergen County New Jersey Tax Appeals


Our firm was founded upon one simple premise: utilize creative thinking so as to achieve, in a cost-effective and efficient fashion, the best possible results for our clients. We have earned a well-deserved reputation for professional and tenacious advocacy. Yet, unlike most firms, we offer a comfortable atmosphere—designed to quickly determine and respond to our clients’ needs.

Our firm has a proven track record of success in the area of residential and commercial property tax appeals in Bergen County, New Jersey and our advanced knowledge and experience extends into many other areas of practice, including civil litigation and land use and zoning.

If you are in need of capable and diligent legal representation, contact us today.


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Call us at: (201) 977-1960

Visit us at: 550 Kinderkamack Road, Suite 138, Oradell, NJ 07649