NOTE: DEADLINE FOR APPEALS IS MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2024
ATTENTION TAXPAYERS: Before determining whether or not you wish to file an appeal, please make sure that you have received and reviewed your Tax Assessment Notice Postcard from the Tax Assessor to make sure your assessment information is correct. Tax Assessment Notice Postcards are mailed to Taxpayers at the end of January every year.
Tax Assessor Duties
It is the duty of the Assessor's Office to uniformly value all properties in Princeton, so that all taxpayers pay their fair share of the obligations of the schools, the county, the state, and the municipality.
- Why did my assessment increase?
- How do I know if my property is assessed fairly?
- My neighbor’s house is the same as mine, but they are paying less taxes than me. Why?
- I think my property is over-assessed. What can I do about it?
- I want to build an addition to my house. How much more taxes will I have to pay?
In New Jersey, the specific remedy for property tax complaints is by appeal of the property's assessment to the County Board of Taxation and State Tax Court.
Each year, the State Division of Taxation provides a list of “usable sales” for the tax assessor to use as a benchmark to determine if new assessments are needed.
Become familiar with tax benefits like deductions and exemptions.
Farmland assessment for local property taxes can be based on its productivity and soil capabilities rather than its true market value.
Read about property taxes in New Jersey.
Browse yearly Princeton real estate sales.
Tax Lists are created at the beginning of each year and contain assessment information about each property in the municipality.