A Closer Look at Jersey City’s School Tax Rate, Part 1: the Public Data

A Closer Look at Jersey City's School Tax Rate, Part 1: the Public Data

This is the first in a 4-part series about 2018 school tax rates, with a focus on Jersey City. This ...
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Jersey City’s 2019/20 Proposed Budget: Visualized Revenues

Jersey City's 2019/20 Proposed Budget: Visualized Revenues

Every municipality is funded by a mix of income streams, including: Property taxes (everyone pays property tax...you either pay it ...
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NJ Property Tax Dashboard: Updated for 2018 w/ Jersey City Highlights

NJ Property Tax Dashboard: Updated for 2018 w/ Jersey City Highlights

NJ Property Tax Dashboard Follow the money ... and better understand your community's priorities. Every year, the state of NJ ...
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Demand Fair Property Taxation: Using the Equalization Ratio as a Civic Tool

Demand Fair Property Taxation: Using the Equalization Ratio as a Civic Tool

How can taxpayers ensure that local municipal and county governments are keeping property taxes fair and balanced? This excerpt is ...
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NJ School Funding Basics: The Tax Levy

NJ School Funding Basics: The Tax Levy

This is part of series about school funding, property tax, and community in Jersey City. To read other posts in ...
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Jersey City Property Tax Appeals: A Civic Step-by-Step Overview

Jersey City Property Tax Appeals: A Civic Step-by-Step Overview

For the past 4 years I’ve been researching and writing about property taxes and revaluation (among other topics) on CivicParent ...
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Making Sense of Your New Tax Post Card

Making Sense of Your New Tax Post Card

I received my new tax postcard in the mail yesterday so I figured I’d share a breakdown of how to ...
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