EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen explains the how and why of taxation in New Jersey, discussing the roles of tax assessors, property tax exemptions, and tax allocations paid for by local taxes.

62.5% of East Brunswick's taxes support the local public schools; 20% to municipal government (This includes the Police Department, Recreation and Parks, and other functions of directly in the township.); 13% to county government(This includes Middlesex County College, parks, roads, and the Sheriff's Department.) ; and 4.5% to our fire district and open space preservation.