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Department of
Tax Assessor
Located in Borough Hall
176 Park Avenue, First Floor
Phone: 201-460-3006
Fax: 201-460-3008
dmcguire@rutherfordboronj.com
Hours: Tues. 2:00 – 4:00
Department Head:
Denis McGuire
The assessor is responsible to see that all property is the Borough is assessed at the correct value. The office also handles applications for Veteran Deductions, Senior Citizen Deductions, Deductions for those that are permanently disabled and for Veterans who meet the criteria for being tax exempt to permanent disability.

Sometimes property owners feel like their property is assessed higher than it should be. Every taxpayer is eligible to file a tax appeal. The following link will bring you to the website for the Bergen County Board of Taxation which should answer any questions you have about filing a successful appeal. Bergen County Board of Taxation