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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back for West Orange Taxpayer

Last week, the Tax Court of New Jersey dismissed a multi-year tax appeal filed by a commercial property owner in the Township of West Orange that challenged the assessment on a retail property in that municipality, which assessment had been set by a town-wide revaluation in 2011.   193 more words

Property Tax Appeals

Expert’s Opinion Off Track in Appeal Near Train Station

A New Jersey Tax Court judge recently concluded that a plaintiff’s expert failed to make several adjustments which impacted the expert’s credibility with the court. The appeal involved a residential property located less than a mile from the train station in Summit, New Jersey. 334 more words

Court Decisions

Site Improvements on Vacant Land Fair Game for Tax Assessment

A decision this week by New Jersey Tax Court Presiding Judge Patrick DeAlmeida affirmed that the market value of site improvements on a vacant parcel of land must be included in the assessments on the undeveloped parcels.   340 more words

Court Decisions

Township's Error Saves Taxpayer from Tax Increase

The owner of a mobile home park in Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, challenged the 2011 and 2012 tax assessments on the park in the Tax Court following a Township-wide revaluation. 450 more words

Court Decisions

Tax Court: Town's Assessment of Beach Property is a "Lot" of Baloney!

A recent decision by New Jersey Tax Court Presiding Judge Patrick DeAlmeida, highlighted the lack of credibility of a creative valuation approach by the Borough of Bay Head.   352 more words

Court Decisions

To Conquer, Taxpayer Must Divide

A New Jersey appellate court recently affirmed the decision of Presiding Tax Court Judge Patrick DeAlmeida, in which the Tax Court affirmed multi-year assessments on six commercial condominium units owned by the same party.   313 more words

Court Decisions