NOTICE REGARDING TAX APPEAL FILINGS:
In keeping with the Passaic County Administrative Order No. 20-01 COVID-19: The County Tax Board staff will be unable to accept tax appeal filings in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic… Please mail tax appeals and required fees to the Passaic County Board of Taxation at 435 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470. Please make checks or money orders payable to County Tax Administrator. NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED, ONLY CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS. Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.
Created by legislation in 1909, County Board of Taxation serve as the supervising taxing authority for their respective counties. The office of the Board of Taxation falls into two major categories: Administrative and Appellate. Through legislation enacted in 1973, all 21 County Boards of Taxation operate under a uniform set of rules first promulgated by the Division of Taxation entitled, Rules for County Boards of Taxation, which help to ensure uniform operation of the boards. The County Tax Administrator is responsible for the administrative/statutory day–to-day office functions.
Do not file your tax appeal until on or after February 1, after you receive your assessment card, but no later than the appeal deadline date (see appeal deadline dates below).
Regular Petition of Appeal:
The deadline for filing a regular Petition of Appeal for 2020 FOR ALL MUNICIPALITIES IS ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2020, EXCEPT FOR HAWTHORNE BOROUGH IT IS MAY 15, 2020.
Paterson Reassessment - Deadline for filing is Friday, May 1, 2020.
Hawthorne Revaluation - Deadline for filing is Friday, May 15, 2020.
For towns that have completed a municipal revaluation/reassessment, the filing deadline is on or before May 1.