Tax Assessor's Office


Welcome to the Borough of Dumont Tax Assessor’s Office

The Tax Assessors Office is required annually to assess real property at full value as of October 1st of the pretax year. Assessing properties for taxation is a governmental function as an agent of the Legislature. Taxable properties raises the bulk of the funds necessary to finance local government.

The Tax Assessor discovers, lists the valuation of all properties within Borough of Dumont. Sales, income and cost data are analyzed to determine the assessed value of each parcel included on the Tax List presented to the Bergen County Board of Taxation each January. This Tax List also includes a directory for parcel identification, information concerning exempt properties, tax data and a schedule of all tax ratables within the municipality.

The Tax Assessor's duties also include maintaining property transfers, keeping current ownership  updated, checking building permits that have been issued and maintaining current values. This office prepares added assessment rolls on new buildings and alterations that are completed during the tax year that contributes additional revenue to the municipality. See section below.

The Tax Assessors Office is responsible for taxation in conformity with existing statues and regulations and prepares all assessment rolls as required by law.  Exemptions and partial exemption such as qualified veterans or their widowed spouses, qualifying senior citizens, houses of worship and certain schools are administered by this office. See list below.

Borough of Dumont property owners who believe their assessments do not reflect market value may appeal the assessments (taxes cannot be appealed) each year prior to April 1st. Appeal applications are available from the Bergen County Board of Taxation after February 1st (201-336-6300)

Address: 50 Washington Avenue, Dumont, NJ 07628
Phone: 201-387-5030
Fax: 201-387-5063

Hours: Monday, 6pm - 8pm

Tax Assessor: James Anzevino

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