Services provided by tax
Mail tax bills to property
Tax bills are printed and
mailed one time annually, normally mid June. Property owners
with mortgages receive an advise copy of the bill.
Taxes are due quarterly on
February 1st, May 1st, August 1st, and November 1st.
10 days Grace
period is provided by the Borough. Taxes can be paid in person
or by mail. To pay in person, come to the borough office, at
280 Godwin Avenue, or mail the stub with payment. If a receipt
is desired the bill will be stamped in the back when it’s
brought in with your payment; if paid by mail, bill should be
sent with self addressed stamped envelope, and the stamped
bill will be returned to you. A reminder...
your Block and Lot numbers on the check.
for interest if you are making a late payment.
your payment is received, not postmarked, by the last day of
the grace period to avoid delinquency.
Senior Citizen / Disabled
Homeowners 65 and over whose
income is $10,000 or less, not including Social Security,
should apply for a $250.00 per year deduction. No age limit
for totally disabled persons. Annual Post-Tax Year Income
Statement is mailed on or before February 1 of each year to
re-confirm income qualification. This form must be returned on
or before March 1 to the Tax Collector. Failure to return the
form is reason for disqualification.
This occurs when properties
have unpaid taxes from the previous year. Property taxes are
advertised and sold to the highest bidder at our Annual Tax
New Jersey’s Property Tax
Relief Programs for Homeowners are:
Homeowners 65 or older, or
receiving Social Security disability benefits and paid
property taxes on their principal residence in New Jersey are
eligible. Applicant must be a NJ resident for at least 10
years, and living in their current home for the last 3 years.
Applicant must also meet income limits for both “base year”
and the year applying. To apply, form PTR-1 should be filed.
Number to call: 1-800-323-4400.
Rebate The Homestead Rebate will be credited by the State for
the 3rd Quarter, August 2013.
pay property taxes on their principal residence in New Jersey
as of Oct 1st, and whose gross income meets certain limits
will qualify. For additional information please call
Homeowners who pay property
taxes on their principal residence in New Jersey are
eligible. To apply file resident income tax return. Number to
To get further details on the
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