2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:4-45.44 - Definitions relative to property tax levy cap concerning local units.

40A:4-45.44 Definitions relative to property tax levy cap concerning local units.

9. For the purposes of sections 9 through 13 of P.L.2007, c.62 (C.40A:4-45.44 through C.40A:4-45.47 and C.40A:4-45.3e):

"Adjusted tax levy" means an amount not greater than the amount to be raised by taxation of the previous fiscal year, less any waivers from a prior fiscal year required to be deducted by the Local Finance Board pursuant to section 11 of P.L.2007, c.62 (C.40A:4-45.46), that result multiplied by 1.02, to which the sum of exclusions defined in subsection b. of section 10 of P.L.2007, c.62 (C.40A:4-45.45) shall be added.

"Amount to be raised by taxation" means the property tax levy set in the annual budget of a local unit.

"Local unit" means a municipality, county, fire district, or solid waste collection district, but shall not include a municipality that had a municipal purposes tax rate of $0.10 or less per $100 for the previous tax year.

"New ratables" means the product of the taxable value of any new construction or improvements times the tax rate of a local unit for its previous tax year.

"County entity budget authority" means the county tax administrator, county superintendent of election, county board of election, county register of deeds and mortgages, county clerk, county surrogate, county prosecutor, and county sheriff, in their role as the appointing authority of their respective offices.

"County entity" means a county board of taxation, office of the county superintendent of election, office of the county board of election, office of the county register of deeds and mortgages, office of the county clerk, office of the county surrogate, office of the county prosecutor, and county sheriff's department.

L.2007, c.62, s.9; amended 2010, c.44, s.8; 2015, c.249, s.2.

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