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The Assessor is responsible to the citizens of Neptune for the fair assessment of all property in order that the tax burden be distributed equitably. This office strives to keep the public well informed on all tax assessment matters.

Responsibilities of the Assessor:

The assessor’s duties may be divided into these major functions:
1.    Discovery and location of all real property and certain personal property used in business in the taxing district;
2.    Listing and description of property in a systematic, convenient manner through MOD IV;
3.    Determination of taxability based on a wide variety of tax exemption and tax deduction statutes;
4.    Valuation of property through an appraisal of each property and an assessment based on that appraised value;
5.    Tax equalization responsibilities via district revaluation programs and for purposes of distributing State Aid to schools;
6.    Defense of assessments upon appeal

 


 

2019 Property Inspections

Neptune Township is under contract with Realty Data Systems (“RDS”) to perform exterior and interior inspections of all properties located within the municipality. This program requires a 5-year inspection cycle, and will require that all properties are inspected once during this cycle. This year blocks 301 to 903 are scheduled to be inspected over the coming weeks.  If your property is to be inspected you should receive a notification in the mail.

The inspection routes are predetermined, but RDS will do their best to accommodate residents.  Please be aware that the inspectors will make a maximum of two (2) visits. If you are not home during their visit, the exterior inspection will continue, and instructions will be left for rescheduling an interior inspection.  If the company does not gain access to your property, all interior information may be estimated, which may result in an error on your property record card.

If you are uncomfortable with letting the inspector into your home, you can schedule an appointment with RDS and the inspector will come when you can have a friend or relative in the house with you while the house is being inspected.  All inspectors wear RDS logo shirts and high-visibility vests with “PROPERTY INSPECTOR” printed on the tail. They also carry photo ID badges. The Assessor’s Office and Police Department have a full list of inspectors and their respective vehicle information. DO NOT permit anyone who is unable to provide such identification to enter your property.

You are not required to allow an inspector to enter your home. However, we ask all residents to cooperate with the inspection process. If you would like to refuse the inspection, please visit www.rdsnj.com; click APPOINTMENTS to select the refusal form. 

Please note, Inspectors are not appraisers, and are not appraising individual homes. The inspectors are data collectors with Realty Data Systems, who will return the data to the Tax Assessor’s office for the annual reassessment. Data points include, but are not limited to: room counts, dimension and condition of the structure, interior conditions and finished basement and attic spaces.

Contact Information:

For additional questions or information call the Assessor’s Office, (732) 988-5200, ext. 249.

 


 

QUICK LINKS:
Click here to perform a Record Search (Monmouth County Open Public Record Search)
Click here to perform a Deed Search (Monmouth County Open Public Record Search)
Click here to file an Online Tax Appeal with the Monmouth County Board of Taxation
Click here for information on the Monmouth County Assessment Demonstration Program
Click here for TIARA (Taxpayer Informal Assessment Review Application)

 

Click here for some Frequently Asked Questions

TAX MAPS

2016 Neptune Township Tax Maps

2019 PRELIMINARY TAX LIST

CLICK HERE for Tax List Table of Aggregates, District Summary, and Tax List Index (By Last Name)
CLICK HERE for Exempt Property List Index and Street Index
CLICK HERE for Real Property Tax List Blocks 101 – 517
CLICK HERE for Real Property Tax List Blocks 517-2403
CLICK HERE for Real Property Tax List Blocks 2403-4809
CLICK HERE for Real Property Tax List Blocks 4809-5608 and Page Totals
CLICK HERE for Tax List Totals


MONMOUTH COUNTY ASSESSMENT DEMOSTRATION PROGRAM

CLICK HERE for Monmouth County Tax Board Home Page – Introduction
CLICK HERE for Assessment Demonstration Program Home PageSummary of the ADP
CLICK HERE for ADP Update 2018 – Implementation Handout 11/29/2018
CLICK HERE for Moody’s Investment Service- NJ Assessment Report

ASSESSMENT REVIEW: (NEW SERVICE)

The purpose of TIARA (Taxpayer Informal Assessment Review Application) is to provide the taxpayer with a free and informal means of submitting questions and supporting documents (pictures, maps, narratives) regarding their future property assessment. Submissions will be reviewed annually by the Assessor prior to the delivery of the next Preliminary Tax List November 1st. 

If the information submitted by the taxpayer warrants a change in the future assessment the Assessor may change the assessment for the following year, thereby avoiding the need for a formal appeal process. If upon receipt of their new assessment in November the taxpayer thinks their assessment does not reflect the current value of their real property, they may file a formal appeal. 

TIARA will be opened each May, after the current year’s appeals and closed for submission early October, before the Assessor’s submission of the Preliminary Tax List. 


NEED PROPERTY INFORMATION? Contact Your Local Assessor:

Bernard C. Haney, CTA
Phone (732) 988-5200, extension 249
Fax (732) 988-4259
Email: bhaney@neptunetownship.org

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