Tax Assessor:  Michael Raio

856-299-6600

Office Hours:  Thursday evening 6:00 – 8:00

 

The Assessor’s Office is responsible for retaining all data that may reflect either the value or ownership of all property located in Oldmans Township.  The following property information is available through the Tax Assessor’s Office:

  • Block & Lot, Property Location
  • Assessments
  • Deed and Sales Information
  • Map Information – lot size, lot location, streets
  • Tax Rates and Tax Ratio
  • Subdivision Information (after approval by the Planning Board)
  • Farmland Assessment

 

Tax Appeals and Deductions

Appeals – Property owners seeking a reduction in assessment may file an appeal with the County Board of Taxation on or before April 1 of each year.  Appeal forms will be available at the Assessor’s Office after February 15 or contact the Salem County Board of Taxation.

Property Tax Deductions – There are several property tax deductions available to reduce a resident’s tax liability.  To determine if you qualify for a veteran, widow of a veteran, senior citizen or a disabled person deduction, please call or visit the Tax Assessor’s Office.

  • $250.00 Property Tax Deduction for Senior Citizens, Disabled Persons or Surviving Spouses – An annual $250.00 deduction from property taxes is provided for the dwelling of a qualified senior citizen, disabled person or surviving spouse.  To qualify you must:
    1. By December 31st of year before year deduction is requested a senior citizen, age 65 or older, or a permanently and  totally disabled individual, unable to be gainfully employed, or a surviving spouse, age 55 or more and age 55 at time of spouse’s death.
    2. A legal resident of New Jersey for one year immediately prior to October 1 of the year before the year for which the deduction is requested.
    3. Income may be no more than $10,000 during the year for which the deduction is requested, excluding with restrictions, monies received from social security, or Federal Government pension, disability and retirement programs, or State, County, Municipal pension, disability and retirement programs.
    4. Must be filed with the Tax Assessor.

 

  • Veterans and Surviving Spouses of Veterans –  The deduction is $250.  To qualify you must:
    1. Be an honorably discharged US Armed Forces war veteran, or the unmarried surviving spouse of such a war veteran or the surviving spouse of a serviceperson who served in time of war and died while on active duty.
    2. A property owner and a legal resident of New Jersey and, where applicable, proved that the deceased veteran or serviceperson was a legal resident of New Jersey.
    3. Eligibility criteria must be met as of October 1 of the year prior to the tax year for which the deduction is claimed.
    4. Must be filed with the Tax Assessor.

 

  • Disabled Veterans and Surviving Spouses of Disabled Veterans – Certain permanently and totally disabled war veterans or the surviving spouses of such disabled war veterans and servicepersons are granted a full property tax exemption on their dwelling house and the lot on which it is situated.  To qualify you must:
    1. Be an honorably discharged veteran, who had active service in time of war in the US Armed Forces, or the unmarried surviving spouse of such a disabled veteran.  Surviving spouses of servicepersons who died in active service in time of war also qualify.  Disability must be certified as 100% permanent and total by the United States Veterans Administration.
    2. Be the owner and a permanent resident in the dwelling and legal resident of New Jersey.  In the case of a surviving spouse, the deceased spouse must also have been a legal resident of New Jersey.
    3. Must be filed with the Tax Assessor.

 

Farmland Assessment

To qualify for the tax assessment reduction:

  • Landowner must have no less than five contiguous acres of farmland actively devoted to an agricultural or horticultural
  • Land under the farmhouse is not counted in the 5 acre minimum area needed to qualify
  • Land must be devoted to agriculture/horticulture uses for at least two tax years prior to the tax year
  • Meet specific gross income requirements based on the productivity of the land.
  • Owner must apply annually on or before August 1 of each year.

 

 

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