Borough of Closter

295 Old Closter Dock Road    ♦     Closter, New Jersey 07624    ♦    201-784-0600

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Tax Assessor

(Tue Mar 27, 2018)

It is the responsibility of the Assesor's Office to uniformly value all properties in the municipality so that all taxpayers pay their fair share of the tax obligations for the schools, the county, and the municipality.

Angela Mattiace   Tax Assessor
Lois Chiang   Tax Assessor's Assistant

Contact Information

Tax Maps of Borough of Closter

The Assessor's Office is located in the Municipal Building. Effective week of September 5, 2005 the office is open the following days and hours. 



Monday -
(Reopen ) -
10:00am - 4:30pm
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday -
(Reopen) -
10:00am - 4:30pm
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday - 8:30am - 4:30pm

Note: Office is closed for Lunch each day between 12:00pm-1:00pm

The local property tax is measured by property values and is apportioned among taxpayers according to the assessed value of taxable property owned by each taxpayer. It is a local tax assessed and collected by the Borough of Closter for the support of the school district, county government, and municipal government. The amount of local property tax (tax levy) is determined each year by the amount of revenue needed to meet the municipal budget requirements not covered by fees and other revenue sources. this along with the needs of the school district and the county determine the amount needed to be raised by taxation. Therefore, the local property tax is determined by dividing the amount to be raised by the total assessed valuation of all properties expressed in $1.00 per $100.00 of taxable assessed property. There are several tax deductions available to qualifying taxpayers. Applications for these deductions can be obtained from the Assessor's Office:

  • Disabled veterans exemption
  • Vetern deduction
  • Un-remarried widow of veteran deduction
  • Un-remarried widow of disabled veteran exemption
  • Surviving spouse (55 years or older) of existing senior citizen
  • Disabled person deduction

Other information can be obtained by contacting:

State of New Jersey   Bergen County Board of Taxation
Tax Hotline 609-588-2200
Automated Tax Information   One Bergen County Plaza, Room 370
800-323-4400   Hackensack, NJ
609-588-2525   201-336-6300