George F. Librizzi, CTA
Assistant Municipal Assessor
Location: 880 Bloomfield Ave, Verona, NJ 07044
Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Monday-Friday
The Municipal Assessor’s office is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of real property values within the city. All values are determined by inspection of the site in question and established per rules set forth by the State of New Jersey.
The annual property assessment cards (white postcards) are mailed out at the end of January each year from a private vendor. This notice is to advise residents what their current assessment is and should not be used for income tax purposes. The tax bill is what should be used when filing income taxes for the proper tax year figure.
For tax billing and payment information, contact the Tax Collector's Office at 973-857-4777
The 2023 Official Tax Rate is 3.062 (2024 Tax Rate is established mid-summer) and the 2024 Tax Ratio is 76.15%
For Property Record Cards, please complete the OPRA form and return to the Municipal Clerk, Verona Town Hall 600 Bloomfield Ave.
Property Tax Benefits Are You Eligible
Administered by the NJ Division of Taxation through NJ income tax returns (Form HR-1040 and NJ-1040 if required). For more information, visit the link below.
Property Tax Reimbursement:
Administered by the NJ Division of Taxation. For more information and filing date visit the link below.
Senior Citizen or Surviving Spouse of a Senior Citizen or Disabled Annual Property Tax Reduction:
An annual deduction for those 65 or older or permanently and totally disabled or qualifies as a surviving spouse of a senior citizen or disabled person with incomes less than $10,000 per year, excluding Social Security payments and other permitted exclusions. Applicants must own and reside in the home on which the deduction is claimed. The application forms are available in the Tax Assessor’s office or from the State website.
- Senior Citizen/Disabled Application (must accompany the supplemental income form)
- Senior Citizen/Disabled Application Supplemental Income Form
An annual deduction from property taxes is available to qualified veterans or un-remarried widows of veterans. Claimant must be a New Jersey citizen prior to October 1st of pretax year. The application forms are available in the Tax Assessor’s office. Veterans, who were honorably discharged and actively served during the following wars may be eligible and can apply for a deduction: Joint Guard Mission-Bosnia and Herzegovina, Joint Endeavor Mission-Bosnia and Herzegovina, Restore Hope Mission-Somalia, Operation “Desert Shield/Desert Storm”, Panama Peacekeeping Mission, Lebanon Peacekeeping Mission, Grenada Peacekeeping Mission, Vietnam Conflict, Korean Conflict, Word War I and World War II. Dates of induction/service apply. For dates for these military actions visit the link below
- NJ Division of Taxation Veteran’s Deduction
- Veteran Application (must be accompanied with the supplemental form)
- Veteran Application Supplemental Form
- Exempt Disabled Veteran Application / For 100% Disabled Veteran
Appeals of Assessed Property Value:
A taxpayer may file an assessment appeal with the County Board of Taxation on or before April 1 of each year. Appeals on added/omitted assessments may be appealed on or before December 1 of each year.
For more information on Tax Appeals, visit http://www.essexcountynjtaxboard.org/
- All Property Tax Relief Programs
- ANCHOR Property Tax Relief Program Information
- Essex County Tax Data Hub
- NJ Veterans Tax Guide
- Veterans Income Tax Exemption Submission Form
- Information Sheet
- Senior Freeze Information (Property Tax Reimbursement)
- NJ Property Taxpayer Bill of Rights
- Complete Tax Map Binder
- Assessment Review Request
- Assessment Review FAQ
- Tax Rate Pie Chart