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NJ Property Tax Appeal Deadline Extended to at least May 1, 2020

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We are pleased to announce the Supreme Court of New Jersey has granted an extension of the property tax appeal deadline in New Jersey. The Chief Justice has issued an Order extending the deadline from April 1, 2020 to at least May 1, 2020.  

The New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) worked diligently with stakeholders to ensure that taxpayers are not prejudiced in light of the current turmoil surrounding COVID-19.  As the Immediate Past Chair of the NJSBA Taxation Law Section, and its Liaison to the NJSBA Board of Trustees, David Wolfe, Skoloff & Wolfe managing partner, played a pivotal role in advocating for the extension on behalf of property owners, taxpayers, and practitioners. 

According to a letter issued by the Taxation Section, the extension of these filing deadlines will address critical due process concerns for taxpayers and taxing districts across the State of New Jersey who are facing barriers to access law firms, businesses, and the courts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to expand, prompting unprecedented closures, cancellations, and rescheduling of events throughout the State, corporate and residential property taxpayers are currently, and are expected to further be, severely disrupted.

Take advantage of the NJ tax appeal filing extension. Call now for an analysis.  

Taxpayers now have additional time to analyze whether appeals are warranted. Given the sudden shift in the market, Skoloff & Wolfe is re-examining many cases and is working with clients to identify possible tax savings. We are also working with clients to mitigate against potential future increases in taxes.   

Please contact the Tax Department at Skoloff & Wolfe with any questions or to inquire how we can be of assistance.  We continue to work to represent our clients and are here to assist you. To connect with David Wolfe, our Managing Partner, email (preferred) dwolfe@skoloffwolfe.com or call 973.232.2986. Use these links to view the Supreme Court order and the NJ State Bar Association letter on the subject.

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