Mission Statement:

To provide a fair and equitable assessment base for the distribution of property taxes, to educate the public in the process and provide access to information pertaining to real property and sales of real property.

 

Program Description:

The Tax Assessor’s Office is responsible for accurately identifying, listing and valuing all real property within the Borough. This requires the collecting and maintenance of data from numerous other programs provided by New Jersey Statutes, including senior citizens, disabled persons, veterans tax deductions, farmland assessment, tax exemptions to eligible non-profit organizations, sales ratio and annual assessment notifications.New Jersey Property Tax Deductions:Property Tax Deduction for Veterans or Surviving Spouses.

 

This is an annual deduction from taxes due in the amount of $250.00 to qualified veterans or their surviving spouse.

 

Claim for V.S.S. may be obtained from this office or from the following link: 

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/vss.pdf

 

All completed forms and necessary documentation are to be filed with the Assessor’s Office.

$250 Real Property Tax Deduction for Senior Citizens, Disabled Persons or Surviving Spouse 55 Years or Older:  An annual $250.00 deduction from real estate taxes is provided for the dwelling of a qualified individual meeting the requirements for income and residency.

 

Claim form PTD may be obtained from the Municipal Tax Assessor or from the following link:

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/ptd.pdf

 

All completed forms and necessary documentation are to be filed with the Assessor’s Office.

 

Property Tax Exemption for 100% Disabled Veterans or Surviving Spouses:

 

Certain 100% permanantly and totally disabled war veterans or their surviving spouses may qualify for this full property tax exemption for their dwelling house and the lot on which it is situated.Claim form D.V.S.S.E. may be obtained from the Municipal Tax Assessor or from the following link:

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/dvsse.pdf

 

All complete forms and supporting documentation are to be filed with the Assessor’s Office.

 

Other information my be obtained by contacting:

The State of New Jersey - www.state.nj.us

 

One Bergen County Plaza

Hackensack, NJ 07601

www.co.bergen.nj.us/taxboard

 

Tax Hotline:                           609-292-6400

Automated Information:        800-323-4400

Tax Assessor's Office

 

Patrick Wilkins, Tax Assessor

assessor@bogotaonline.org

Hours: TUESDAYS from 3:30pm - 5:30pm