Frequently Asked Questions

Tax Assessor

Frequently Asked Questions of the Tax Assessor

Where can I get a copy of my deed?

Deeds are filed with the Mercer County Clerk's Office. Copies can be obtained at the Courthouse Annex, located at 209 South Broad Street, in Trenton, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, or on Wednesday evenings until 7 p.m. Mail-in requests should be sent to the Office of the Mercer County Clerk, 209 South Broad Street, PO Box 8068, Trenton, New Jersey 08650.

Can I challenge my taxes?

No. Property taxes are the result of the local budget process and cannot be appealed. The assessor's office has no control over the tax rate. The property taxes are the result of the budgets submitted by the schools, municipality and county.

Can I challenge my assessment?

Yes. On or about February 1, the assessor is required to notify every property owner of their assessment. A property owner who disagrees with the assessed value may appeal to the Mercer County Board of Taxation in Trenton on or before April 1. Appeal forms and all instructions can be picked up at the Assessor’s Office. Click to download appeal instructions

What property tax deductions are available?

Senior Citizens, Surviving Spouses or Permanently and Totally Disabled Persons are entitled to a $250 tax deduction with an income limitation of $10,000 of combined income (husband and wife) not including Social Security.
The only other Senior tax relief programs are the Homestead Rebate (800-323-4400) and the Property Tax Reimbursement Program (800-882-6597). Both are administered directly through the Division of Taxation and information regarding same is available at the numbers listed. Please contact our office for further qualifications and applications.

Can I obtain a copy of my survey from the assessor's office?

No. The only record the assessor is required to keep is the township's tax map. The tax map is utilized by the assessor for identification of property locations only. Lot size, dimensions and acreage figures are for tax purposes only. A property owner should refer to the legal description indicated on their recorded deed or refer to their survey from a licensed surveyor.

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