Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Your Rights

As a property taxpayer, you possess certain rights. You have the right:
  • To an appointment with your local tax assessor
  • To an assessor's office with an "open door" policy
  • To a fair and equitable assessment of your property conducted in accordance with New Jersey statutes, New Jersey administrative code and appraisal standards
  • To prompt and courteous attention from the assessor's office whenever you have a question concerning your property tax assessment
  • To a copy of your property record card
  • To appeal your property assessment to the Bergen County Board of Taxation and / or Tax Court of New Jersey if you feel that your assessment is incorrect
  • To be advised by the assessor's office of all your rights as a taxpayer