Tax Assessor

General Info

The Berkeley Township Tax Assessor is governed by State law and regulated by the Director of the Division of Taxation thru the Ocean County Board of Taxation. The Assessor is statutorily responsible to list, descript and value for assessment proposes, all real property within the municipal boundaries. The Assessors must determine the full and fair value of each parcel of property in the municipality at such price as, in their judgment, it would sell for at a fair and bona fide sale by private contract (NJSA 54:4-23).

Important Links

Taxpayers Biil of Rights

Ocean County Board Of Taxation Main Page
http://www.tax.co.ocean.nj.us

Property Tax Relief Programs
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/relief.shtml

$250 Claim For Real Property Tax Deduction On Dwelling House Of Qualified New Jersey Resident Senior Citizen, Disabled Person, Or Surviving Spouse/Surviving Civil Union Partner
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/ptd.pdf

$250 Property Tax Deduction Claim By Veteran Or Surviving Spouse/Surviving Civil Union Partner/Surviving Domestic Partner Of Veteran Or Serviceperson
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/vss.pdf

Supplemental Form For Peacekeeping Missions
(This form is in addition to the Form DD-214.)
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/suppform.pdf

Claim For Property Tax Exemption On Dwelling House Of 100% Totally Disabled Veteran Or Surviving Spouse/Surviving Civil Union Partner/Surviving Domestic Partner Of 100% Totally Disabled Veteran Or Serviceperson
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/dvsse.pdf