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Tax Assessor

Tax Assessor Hours:  
Monday 5:30pm - 8:00 pm
Other Hours by Chance or Appointment    
The Tax Assessor is responsible for valuing all properties within Carneys Point Township for the purpose of local taxation. In determining assessments, the   tax assessor uses recognized appraisal methods, including the Cost, Income and Sales Comparison approaches to value. It is important that each assessment is accurate and consistent, thereby ensuring that each property owner pays their fair share of the total tax burden.The Tax Assessor answers to the taxpayers and governing body of Carneys Point Township, and is supervisored by the Salem County Board of Taxation and the NJ Division of Taxation. The Assessor must be certified by the state and be periodically recertified through continuing education.Duties of the Tax Assessor include:

  • Inspect & Assess all new construction and improvements
  • Calculate and Track 5 year tax abatements for property improvements
  • Review deeds & other property documents to maintain ownership records
  • & the official Tax Map
  • Approve or disallow tax exemptions for senior citizens, the disabled & Veterans
  • Approve or disallow exemptions for tax exempt properties including; churches, schools, government buildings, & disabled veterans
  • Approve or disallow Farmland Assessment applications
  • Defend Tax Appeals
  • Coordinate and approve city wide re-assessments, when necessary
  • Conduct sales ratio studies and analysis for the purpose of county tax equalization