Tax Assessor

Responsibilities
The Tax Assessment office is responsible for the valuation and maintenance of ownership of property within the Township. For the 2012 tax year all assessments represent 100% market value based upon the completion of a municipal wide revaluation.

Morris County Board of Taxation
Assessment data, sales data, tax maps and GIS data can be searched through the Morris County Board of Taxation at Tax Board.

Tax Forms
All forms for deductions, exemptions, farmland and appeals are prescribed by the Director of the Division of Taxation and can be viewed on the State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury Local Property Tax Forms page.

Property Tax Freeze Program
For information on the Property Tax Freeze Program can be reviewed at on the State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze) Forms.

Tax List
The tax list for the Township of Rockaway was submitted to the Morris County Board of Taxation and accepted. At this time any changes to the tax list can only be effectuated through the tax appeal process. The deadline for filing an appeal this year is April 1, 2016. All appeals are made through the Morris County Board of Taxation, if your assessed value is $1,000,000 or less. Assessments in excess of $1,000,000 can file directly to the Tax Court of New Jersey.