Tax scams have been reported around the county of companies charging a fee to reduce property tax assessments.

The companies are allegedly offering to provide Chapter 123 reports, which can be found for free on the Atlantic County Board of Taxation website.

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"Not only is the information available for free but it will not help petitioners reduce their assessments as additional comparable sales must be submitted,” said Marge Schott, Atlantic County Tax Administrator.

The deadline to file taxes is April 1 in the county, except for Absecon and Egg Harbor Township which have until May 1.

The Board of Taxation website is


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