Tax / Finance

Pay Property Taxes OnlineTax Collection Office Hours:
(See below for week of 8/23)
Mon - Thurs:  8:30AM to 4:30PM
(Closed for lunch 12:30-1:30pm)
Friday: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Joi Apar 
- Tax Collector / Deputy Treasurer
P: 201-666-8797 / F: 201-664-8281
Tax Office Room 204
Pay Property Taxes HERE  

*Late night till 6PM - on the last day of the grace period for each qtr. 
  Finance Office Hours:                           Tax Assessment Info click here  
•  Tax Maps
•  NJ Property Tax Relief Programs Sr. Freeze & Homestead Benefit         
•   2020 Sr. Freeze  Eligibility Rqmts.

Mon. thru Thurs:  10:00am to 3:00pm   

John Corcoran  -  (CMFO)  Ext. 109

Phone: (201)666 - 8804 (CMFO Only)              
Dina Tarabocchia - Purchasing/Payroll 
Phone: (201) 664-1734  
Room 206 - 2nd Fl (Purch / Payroll) 


   

TOWN HALL IS NOW OPEN - MAIL / DROP BOX - We have a blue mail/drop box outside of Town Hall for depositing incoming mail, tax payments and any other fees or correspondence with the Township if you still prefer contactless transactions.  All payments must be in a sealed envelope, addressed to the proper department and identified by address or block & lot.  *If you wish your tax bill to be stamped “PAID” enclose entire bill with your payment, in addition to a SELF-ADDRESSED/STAMPED ENVELOPE so we can mail back to you.
***NO CASH SHOULD BE PLACED IN THE MAIL/DROP BOX***
• ONLINE PAYMENT FEE NOTICE:  Please make note of processor's fees when making your online tax payments. Fees are charged by the processor, not the Township.
 

UPDATES / NOTICES FROM THE TAX COLLECTOR: 

9/20/21 - Property Tax Bills for the remaining quarters in the 2021 billing cycle (Q4 - due November, 1st, Q1 - due February, 1st, Q2 - due May,1st) are expected to be mailed early October. We will update you here if anything changes. 

Homestead Benefit filing information was recently mailed from the State directly to eligible residents.  If you requested the State email your information, you will receive it electronically.

Filing Deadline: Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Eligible homeowners must file applications online or by phone.
The online application and the automated telephone filing system will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the filing period:
 
Homestead Benefit (for questions by homeowners):
 
• To file applications by phone: 1-877-658-2972
• To file applications online: nj.gov/taxation
• To ask questions: 1-888-238-1233
• In-person assistance at Taxation Regional Information Centers:  nj.gov/treasury/taxation/contact.shtml
• Online information: nj.gov/treasury/taxation/homestead/geninf.shtml
 
To be eligible, homeowners must meet the following conditions:
• Owned and occupied a home in New Jersey that was their principal residence on October 1, 2018;
• Had New Jersey gross income for 2018 that was not more than $150,000 for homeowners who were 65 or older, or disabled, and not more than $75,000 for homeowners who were under age 65 and not disabled. The income limits apply to a single individual, a married/civil union couple living in the same residence, and a married/civil union partner maintaining a residence separate from their spouse/civil union partner;
• The home was subject to local property taxes, and the 2018 property taxes were paid;
 
• Recipient’s permanent legal residence was in New Jersey.
 
Homeowners who have already sold the home that was their principal residence on
October 1, 2018, or who plan to sell should visit the Division’s website nj.gov/taxation and select Property Tax Relief Programs for additional guidance.
 
***Residents should not confuse the Homestead Benefit with the Senior Freeze. They are separate programs with different eligibility requirements, different applications, and different filing schedules***

2020 Senior Freeze booklets were mailed by the State between February 12 and March 5.  We have a duplicate of the form from your booklet, which we will complete and mail to you upon request. Please call the Tax Office at 201-666-8797 for more information.