It is the duty of the Assessor's Office to uniformly value all properties in Princeton, so that all taxpayers pay their fair share of the obligations of the schools, the County and the municipality.
Compliance Plan: Since the 2010 revaluation, to maintain values, a compliance plan is commenced.
Tax Appeals: In New Jersey, the specific remedy for property tax complaints is by appeal of the property's assessment to the County Tax Board and the various courts.
Appeals must be filed with Mercer County Board of Taxation on or before April 1 of the tax year or within 45 days from the date that the Assessment Notifications are mailed by the taxing district, whichever is later.
Mercer County Tax Board, to download a PDF fillable appeal form. Once filled, all forms must be printed and mailed with a check to the Mercer County Tax Board by April 1 of the tax year. No emails will be accepted. Forms and questions are available at the Assessor Office @ 400 Witherspoon Street, M - F, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 609-924-1084. If the property's assessed valuation exceeds $1,000,000 the taxpayer may bypass the County Board of Taxation and file a petition of appeal called Form of Complaint with the State Tax Court by April 1 of the tax year or within 45 days from the date that the Assessment Notifications are mailed by the taxing district, whichever is later.
- New Jersey Division of Taxation
- Mercer County Taxation Department
- New Jersey Local Property Tax Forms
Local Property Tax Forms
Property Tax Deduction Claim by Veteran or Surviving Spouse or Service Person
Claim for Real Property Tax Deduction on Dwelling House of Qualified NJ Resident Senior Citizen, Disabled Person, or Surviving Spouse