New York And New Jersey Top All With Property Tax Bills

Reblogger Harry F. D'Elia III
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How are your property taxes?

Original content by Christopher Pagli 30PA1082583

The highest property tax bills in the country are in New York and New Jersey, according to the Tax Foundation's analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Tax Foundation analyzes counties and includes taxes levied by school districts and other taxing authorities. The national median property tax is $1,854.

The counties with the highest median property tax for owner-occupied properties are:

1. Westchester County, N.Y., $8,404
2. Hunterdon County, N.J., $8,347
3. Nassau County, N.Y., $8,306
4. Bergen County, N.J., $7,997
5. Rockland County, N.Y., $7,798
6. Essex County, N.J., $7,676 (tie)
6. Somerset County, N.J., $7,676 (tie)
8. Morris County, N.J., $7,310
9. Passaic County, N.J., $7,095
10. Union County, N.J., $7,058

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Luke Constantino
Brooklyn/Manhattan Real Estate - Brooklyn, NY
Residential/Commercial Real Estate Brooklyn NY

You left out all the boroughs in New York City. I feel we get unfairly taxed.I'm afraid they might be considering a "Walk on my sidewalk" tax!

Jan 16, 2010 11:45 PM #1
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Glen Fisher
National Property Inspections of Southern New Jersey, LLC - Oaklyn, NJ

In South Jersey my property taxes are over $10,000.00 per year. 

The New Jersey and New York property tax system is unsustainable.  Excessive property taxes are a major player in the present foreclosure crisis. 

Jan 17, 2010 12:00 AM #2
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