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Tax Assessors Office

TAX ASSESSOR
(609) 625-1671

Tax.Assessor@townshipofhamilton.com

The Assessor’s Office, under the general direction of the Atlantic County Board of Taxation and the State Director of Taxation, undertakes the assessing activities of the Township of Hamilton as prescribed by law. 

  • Responsible for establishing an assessed valuation for property in the Township as of October 1st of the prior year.
  • Determines the taxability of each parcel, not the taxes. The tax rate is formulated by the County Tax Board from the State approved budgets of theCounty, the two school districts, and the Municipality.
  • Processes building permits to determine the value for added assessments. If improvements were made to your property during the year you may receive an additional bill for this added value in October, due November 1st.
  • Adds new ratable to the tax rolls.
  • Maintains the current tax map for the Township along with property record cards for each property with the correct owner.
  • Defends assessments upon appeal. You are notified of your current year’s assessment by postcard on or before February 1st. If you disagree with this value you must file an appeal by April 1st. Instructions are on the reverse side of this card.
  • Reviews all applications for exemptions and deductions such as Veterans, Senior Citizen, Disabled Persons as well as farmland assessment applications. These applications are available from the Tax Assessor’s Office. 

 

Senior Citizens deduction in the amount of $250.  Must be 65 or older by October 1st of the pretax year. Must be a resident of the state of New Jersey, and your combined income cannot exceed $10,000 per year excluding Social Security. Must file application with the Assessor’s Office along with a copy of your driver’s license as proof of age and residency.

 

 

 Disabled Person in the amount of $250. Must be 100% disabled and unable to return to work.  Must be a resident of the state of New Jersey, and your combined income cannot exceed $10,000 per year excluding Social Security. Must file application with the Assessor’s Office along with a copy of your driver’s license, Doctors certificate declaring you 100% disabled and a copy of your Social security statement. 

 

 

Veterans Deduction in the amount of $250. Must be an honorably discharged veteran who served in time of war. Must establish residency in the state of New Jersey 1 year prior to application. Must file an application with the with the tax assessor along with a copy of your driver’s license and DD-214. Approved service dates can be found below. Please note that any date listed with an * require that the applicant have served at least 14 days in the combat zone.

  

 

*Operation Northern/Southern Watch

8/27/1992 – 3/17/2003

*Operation Iraqi Freedom>

3/19/2003 – Ongoing

*Operation Enduring Freedom

9/11/2001 – Ongoing

*Joint Endeavor/Joint Guard – Bosnia & Herzegovinia

11/20/1995 – 6/20/1998

*Restore Hope Mission – Somalia

12/5/1992 – 3/31/1994

*Operation Desert Shield/ Desert Storm Mission

8/2/1990 – 2/28/1991

*Panama Peacekeeping Mission

12/20/89 – 1/31/1990

*Grenada Peacekeeping Mission

10/23/1983–11/21/1983

*Lebanon Peacekeeping Mission

9/26/1992 – 12/1/1987

Vietnam Conflict

12/31/1960 – 5/7/1975

*Lebanon Crisis of 1958

7/1/1958 – 11/1/1958

Korean Conflict

6/23/1950 – 1/31/1955

World War II

9/16/1940 – 12/31/1946

 

 

100% Disabled Veterans who suffer from an injury sustained from a war time act. (Exempt from real-estate taxes). Must file an application with the tax assessor. Provide copy of your driver’s license, DD-214 and Veterans Administration Award letter declaring your status at 100%.

 

 

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