General Information
Phone Numbers
609.844.7040
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
2207 Route 206
Lawrence Township,
NJ
08648

Hours
Office Hours M - F
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tax Assessor

CALL 609-844-7041 FOR ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING PROPERTY TAXES AND SEWER BILLS.

Meet The Municipal Tax Assessor

Kenneth Pacera, C.T.A., Municipal Tax Assessor

Phone: 609.844.7040

kpacera@lawrencetwp.com

Tax Assessment 

The Tax Assessor is responsible for establishing the value of all land and improvements within the township. This property valuation is the basis by which the cost of municipal, school and county services are apportioned. The Tax Assessor is also the keeper of certain public records including; assessments and property record cards. In addition, applications for tax deductions, exempt property and farmland assessments are processed in the office of the Tax Assessor.

Tax Deductions

  • Qualifying Senior Citizens and surviving spouses - $250.00
  • Qualifying Permanently and Totally Disabled person and surviving spouses - $250.00
  • Veterans and Surviving Spouses - $ 250.00
  • Permanently and Totally Disabled Veterans and Surviving Spouses - Full exemption
  • Farmland Assessment applications are also available.

Tax Assessment Appeals - County Tax Board

Petitions for appeal of assessment are available in the Assessor's Office. Appeals must be filed with the Mercer County Board of Taxation on or before April 1 of the tax year.

Filing fees are based on assessed valuations:

  • $ 0 - $ 150,000.00 - $ 5.00
  • $ 150,001.00 - $ 500,000.00 - $ 25.00
  • $ 500,001.00 - $1,000,000.00 - $100.00
  • $1,000,001.00 and over - $150.00
  • Appeals on classifications - $ 25.00
  • Appeals on valuation and classification, sum of previous two categories
  • Appeals not covered above - $ 25.00
  • No fee for contesting denial of applications for veterans, senior citizens or disabled persons and their surviving spouses.

Checks should be made payable to the Mercer County Tax Administrator.

Companies/Corporations must be represented by an Attorney when appearing before the Mercer County Board of Taxation or in the Tax Court of New Jersey.

Individual owners may represent themselves.

Tax Assessment Appeals - Tax Court of New Jersey

Direct appeals to the Tax Court of New Jersey must concern assessments in the amount greater than $1,000,000. Tax Court appeals must be filed before April 1 of the tax year. Contact the Tax Court for additional information, procedures and filing fees.

Taxpayers Bill of Rights

Annual Statement of Income and Expense

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