Property Tax Appeal Math: Are You Over-Assessed? A Tax Math Explainer

Property Tax Appeal Math: Are You Over-Assessed? A Tax Math Explainer

This post is meant to help a taxpayer get a jump-start on determining: is my property over-assessed? This post is ...
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/ Property Revaluation, Property Taxes

CivicParent NJ Property Tax Viewer – 2019 Levies

CivicParent NJ Property Tax Viewer - 2019 Levies

Last month (October 2020) the state published the 2019 property tax tables. This is a “look back” at the local ...
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/ Property Taxes

Jersey City School Tax Expense Calculator for 2020/21 School Funding Year

Jersey City School Tax Expense Calculator for 2020/21 School Funding Year

I am part of the education team with Jersey City Together and in May 2020 we created a school tax ...
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Jersey City’s Proposed 2020 Budget (Tableau #DataViz)

Jersey City's Proposed 2020 Budget (Tableau #DataViz)

In February 2020 the City Council introduced its 2020 budget (the city has typically approved the annual budget only in ...
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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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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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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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Country Village Revaluation Update: $3+ Million Estimated Tax Expense Reduction (and counting…)

Country Village Revaluation Update: $3+ Million Estimated Tax Expense Reduction (and counting...)

Country Village / Our Lady of Mercy Revaluation Update: $3 million tax expense reduction (and counting...) for selected blocks March ...
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