Tax Appeals

Assessment Appeals can be filed with the Bergen County Board of Taxation.

Due to the concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, the Bergen County Board of Taxation is closed to the public with only essential staff in the buildings. They ask anyone filing an appeal of their 2021 property assessment to utilize the online filing option. Please Click Here to File Online. The deadline to file an appeal of a 2021 assessment was April 1, 2021.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Additional information is available on the Board website:

Bergen County Board of Taxation
Two Bergen County Plaza - 1st Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076
201-336-6300

If your assessed value exceeds $1,000,000, you have the option of filing your appeal directly with the Tax Court of New Jersey. Information for filing a complaint with the Tax Court may be obtained by contacting the Court at:

Tax Court of New Jersey
P.O. Box 972
Hughes Justice Complex
Trenton, NJ 08625

Assessment appeals must be filed on or before April 1st of the current year, or 45 days from the date that the Assessment Notices were mailed, whichever is later.

Please use the links below for additional information on assessments and the appeal process.

A Guide to County Tax Board Appeals
How Property is Valued for Property Tax Purposes
NJ Tax Court Small Claims Handbook
Local Property Taxes And NJ State Government
NJ Assessors Handbook Chapter 11 - Tax Appeals

Assessment Records


Information on this website was developed to assist taxpayers in preparing for tax assessment appeal hearings. It is intended to be an aid to property owners, but should not be considered as all-inclusive. The general information provided is derived from New Jersey laws governing property assessment appeals: N.J.S.A. 54:3 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 18:12A et seq. This information is not intended to provide legal advice; taxpayer should rely on professional help if necessary.