Assessor

Lee Ann Russ, Assessor

Elizabeth Simpkins, Deputy Assessor

33 Mechanic Street
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: (609) 465-8726
Fax: (609) 465-1509

Email: click on the person’s name above

Office Hours: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
Closed Holidays and the Friday after Thanksgiving

2014 Property Assessment Listing (posted January 13, 2014)

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP TAX MAP (revisions through December 2010)

Click above link for PDF listing

ASSESSMENTS

As per N.J.S.A. 54:4-38.1, Property Tax Assessment postcards for 2014 will be mailed to property owners on or about February 1, 2014. The assessment shown on this notice represents the Assessment that will appear on the Municipal tax List for 2014.

 The 2013 taxes listed on this card are not necessarily the amount paid on the account.  Please verify this information with the Tax Collector’s Office.

Information regarding the appeal process appears on the back of this notice.  Forms and instructions for filing an appeal may be obtained by contacting Cape May County Board of Taxation (609) 465-1030.  Assessment appeals must be filed on or before April 1, 2014. All Municipal charges must be current for the appeal to be heard by the County Board of Taxation.

Please note that the Township underwent an extensive block and lot change in 2006 due to the revaluation process. If there are any questions concerning your block and lot identification please contact the Assessor’s office at (609) 465-8726.

 

PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS

Tax deductions and exemptions are granted only by provision of the New Jersey Constitution or by general law.  At present, deductions and exemptions granted by constitutional provision concern property of war veterans and their surviving spouses, senior citizens, disabled persons and their surviving spouses.

             Senior Citizens, Disabled Persons, Surviving Spouses:

             The New Jersey Constitution authorizes an annual deduction from the real property taxes on a dwelling house owned and occupied by a person 65 years of age or older or permanently and totally disabled; or the qualified surviving spouse of a senior citizen or disabled person; where annual income is $10,000 or less after permitted exclusions (N.J.S.A.54:4-8.40 et seq.).

To qualify for the annual $250.00 real property tax deduction a claimant must meet requirements of citizenship, property ownership, residency, income, timely application and age or disability or widowhood.

Printable Application (Form PTD)

To view and print these forms, you must have Version 4 PDF viewer or higher, which is available free from Adobe

Applicants should confer with the Assessor about their eligibility.

              Veterans, Surviving Spouses of Veteran or service person:

             The New Jersey Constitution authorizes an annual deduction from the real property taxes levied on real and personal property owned by qualified war veterans and their surviving spouses.

To qualify for the annual $250.00 real property tax deduction a claimant must meet requirements of citizenship, residency, active wartime service in United States Armed Forces, honorable discharge, real or personal property ownership, timely application and surviving spouse where warranted.

 ACTIVE WARTIME SERVICE PERIOD

 

MISSION

INCEPTION

TERMINATION

Operation Northern/Southern Watch

August 27, 1992

March 17, 2003

Operation Iraqi Freedom

March 19, 2003

Ongoing

Operation Enduring Freedom

September 11, 2001

Ongoing

“Joint Endeavor/Joint Guard”

Bosnia & Herzegovina

November 20, 1995

June 20, 1998

“Restore Hope” Mission

Somalia

December 5, 1992

March 31, 1994

Operation Desert Shield/

Desert Storm Mission

August 2, 1990

February 28, 1991

Panama Peacekeeping

Mission

December 20, 1989

January 31, 1990

Grenada Peacekeeping Mission

October 23, 1983

November 21, 1983

Lebanon Peacekeeping

Mission

September 26, 1982

December 1, 1987

Vietnam Conflict

December 31, 1960

May 7, 1975

Lebanon Crisis of 1958

July 1, 1958

November 1, 1958

Korean Conflict

June 23, 1950

January 31, 1955

World War II

September 16, 1940

December 31, 1946

World War I

April 6, 1917

November 11, 1918

**NOTE ~ Peacekeeping Missions require actual service in a combat zone for a total of 14 days,

unless a service injury was received in a combat zone.

Printable Application (Form VSS)

To view and print these forms, you must have Version 4 PDF viewer or higher, which is available free from Adobe

 Applicants should confer with the Assessor about their eligibility.

 

NEED HELP??

 Property Tax Relief Programs :

  

ONLINE….                        

Cape May County Board of Taxation    

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/relief.shtml

Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey