Jersey City Finalizes 32% Property Tax Increase

Jersey City Finalized 32% Property Tax Increase - Largest Increase in Decades

It is official. Jersey City has finalized the 2022 tax rate, and it represents an unprecedented increase of 32% from its 2021 tax rate. Remarkably, it is estimated that the average homeowner in Jersey City will see an increase of $2,360 in their yearly property taxes. This type of one-year increase can be catastrophic for… Read more »

David Wolfe, Esq. Named to the 2023 Best Lawyers List for Tax Law

Skoloff & Wolfe Property Tax Law and Best Lawyers

David Wolfe, Co-Managing Partner of Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C., has been recognized by Best Lawyers for his work in Tax Law. He is a property tax appeal attorney for commercial, industrial, and multi-family property owners.  Recognition by Best Lawyers is entirely based on peer review (methodology can be found here); tens of thousands of lawyers… Read more »

Keeping NJ Life Sciences Property Taxes in Check

Scientific laboratory in NJ that may be subject to unfair property tax increases.

New Jersey is one of the nation’s leading hubs for life sciences companies, including pharmaceutical, biotech, and beyond. The COVID pandemic has only enhanced that status, favoring domestic pharmaceutical production over international production. That is only one of the effects of a recent boom of development in the life sciences, not only in the Princeton… Read more »

Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C. Helps NJ Congregation Appeal Property Tax Assessment

When a tax-exempt, New Jersey congregation that had worshipped together without a formal church building for many years recently was able to purchase a property from another religious group, there was much to rejoice. They had operated after-school programs and other services for their members, but the only thing they didn’t have was a building… Read more »

What Makes a Good NJ Divorce Mediator?

There are many qualities that contribute to a person being an effective divorce mediator. Above all is the capacity to listen and have compassion for both parties, and not lean to one side, but see both sides.  Like a judge, a qualified divorce mediator is someone who’s highly knowledgeable in New Jersey divorce and family… Read more »

Knowing When Divorce Mediation Is the Right Call

Mediation is a different path to divorce that few couples have considered or understand. Instead of having a Judge make binding decisions in a drawn-out litigation process, mediation allows both sides to discuss their issues and concerns, while hashing out an agreement that is more equitable to each person and to their children. That is… Read more »