Assessment Calendar Change

**IMPORTANT NOTICE**

Burlington County Property Owners 

In 2018 the Alternative Real Property Assessment Calendar (P.L. 2018, c. 94) was signed into law for New Jersey by Governor Murphy.  After careful consideration the Alternative Real Property Assessment Calendar was adopted by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington via Resolution # 2020- 00149 on April 9, 2020 to begin implementation as of October 1, 2020. View Resolution (PDF)

The assessment calendar change will benefit property owners and municipalities by completing the appeal process before tax bills are generated in 2021 and each year subsequently. View 5 yr impact (PDF)

For more information please contact our office or your local assessor.  View list of local assessors (PDF)

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IMPORTANT DATES 


Description 

Previous Calendar

New Assessment Calendar       beginning October 1, 2020

Assessing Date

October 1 of pre-tax year

October 1 of pre-tax year

Certification of Preliminary Assessment

N/A

November 1 of pre-tax year

Notification of Assessment Postcards

February 1

November 15 of pre-tax year

Assessment Appeal Filing Deadline

April 1; May 1 (reval)

January 15

Assessment Appeals Heard

May, June, and July

February, March and April

Tax List Filed

January 10

May 5

County Preliminary Equalization

March 10

May 15

County Final Equalization

March 10

May 25

Municipal Budget to Tax Board

March 31

May 15

County Budget to Tax Board

April 1

May 15

School Budget to Tax Board

May 19

May 15

Certified Tax Rates

May 20

May 31

Tax Duplicates

June 3

June 3

Tax Bills

June 14

June 14