Our vision is to be a model of appraisal and assessment administration with a reputation for delivering uniform, objective, and accurate assessments that meet statutory requirements and guidelines. We will satisfy our taxpayers/customers with courteous, timely and professional service at all times. The Tax Assessor’s office will be committed to empower employees and be dedicated to a process of ever-improving, responsive, and cost effective public service.
Our mission is to administer the Township ofNutley’s Tax Assessor's Office in a manner that assures public confidence in our accuracy, unbiased and objectivity in providing fair and equitable valuations of all real property. The State ofNew Jersey Constitution, Statutes, Administrative Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices will guide our mission.
Within the framework of N.J.S.A. 54:3-16, 54:4-23 & 54:4-26, the Tax Assessor operates under the guidance of the Director of the Division of Taxation and theCountyBoard of Taxation. Accordingly, the governing body has no right whatsoever to influence the Tax Assessor as to valuation and assessment method since the responsibilities of the Tax Assessor are independent of Municipal Government control.
We are dedicated to effective and efficient governmental service when performing assessment functions. We will continually improve quality and excellence by:
Motto: There are no substitutes for fair and equitable assessments!
The State of New Jersey offers several programs for property tax relief. You may be eligible for one or more of these:
Each of the above listed benefits have specific eligibility criteria and filing deadlines. Contact the Tax Assessor’s office at (973) 284-4956 to find out if you qualify or for assistance in filling out the applications.
Postcards are mailed to property owners the end of January. This statutory requirement is intended to inform property owners of their assessment for the current tax year. If a property owner does not agree with their assessment, they may confer with the Tax Assessor, or file an appeal. The appeal deadline is April 1st. Anyone wishing to appeal their assessment may obtain an appeal form from or online.
Essex County Tax Board
495 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973) 395-8525