A blue oasis in a sea of red and yellow

High property taxes consistently rank as one of NJ voters' biggest concerns. A color coded, interactive map shows property tax changes from 2009-2011 during the first two years of Gov. Chris Christie’s tenure. Data includes the total tax levy, total tax rate, average home value, property tax bill on that average residence, average property tax rebate and the net average property tax bill when adjusted for that rebate. The two-year change is calculated for each from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ property tax spreadsheets. Despite the economic times, large reductions in state aid and sharp reductions in direct property tax relief Merchantville responded to and met those municipal challenges during the past two years. Cuts in rebates have left the mean average household paying $1,275 more than when Gov. Corzine left office. "http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/12/0216/2014/
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Last modified on 01/06/2019

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