Tax Assessor

The Borough of Woodcliff Lake has an Interlocal Agreement for part-time Tax Assessor services with the Borough of Paramus. The Tax Assessor for Woocliff Lake is James Anzevino.  Mr. Anzevino is available in his WCL office on Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and by appointment to assist residents. His direct line is (201)391-4977, ext 220. Mr. Anzevino's cell phone is 201-906-2469 and welcomes resident's inquires.

Important Dates 

January            Tax Books are filed with the County                            

                             ·        Demolished structures
                             ·        New exemptions
                             ·        Tax map

                             ·        Estimate amounts of veterans approved
                             ·        Estimate amount of senior citizens approved

                             ·        New construction for Budget Cap purposes 

February 1        Notify each taxpayer, by post card, of the current assessment and the previous year’s taxes; include tax appeal information     

March 1             Hearings on CountyEqualization tables


April 1                Deadline for tax appeals

May 20              CountyBoard to certify general tax rates

July 1                 Process Building Permits, new property record cards, added assessments

August 1           Deadline for farmland assessment
                          Defend Tax Appeals 

September       Complete all added assessment records 

October 1         Assessing date for all real property in the District
                          All required conditions for Veterans Exemption must exist by October 1    
                          File added Assessment List

                          All Exemptions must be filed with the exceptions of seniors which is due by December 31

December 1    Added assessment appeal deadline
                          Defend added assessments 
                          Proof tax list

                         Advertise that the Tax is open for inspection

For useful information on the tax appeal process, click here.

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