Tax Collection

Services Provided by the tax office:

Mail Tax Bills to Property Owners
Tax bills are printed and mailed one time annually, normally mid July. Property owners with mortgages receive an advise copy of the bill.

Collect taxes
Taxes are due quarterly on February 1st, May 1st, August 1st and             November 1st, a grace period of 10 days 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 its brought in with your payment. If paid by mail, bill should be sent with self adressed stamped envelope and the stampled bill will be returned to you. 

* Always put your Block and Lot numbers on the check
* Always call for interest if you are making a late payment
* Make sure your payment is received, not postmarked, by the last day of the grace period to avoid delinquency.

Tax Sale
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 Sale.

Homestead Rebate
Homeowners who pay property taxes on their principle residence in New Jersey as of Oct 1st, and whose gross income meets certain limits will qualify. For additonal information please call 1-888-238-1233

Property Tax Reimbursement
Homeowners 65 or older, or receiving Social Security disability benefits and paid property taxes on their principle residence in New Jersey are     eligible. Applicant must be a NJ resident for at least 10 years and living in their current home for at least 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

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Patricia Miller Tax Collector
Elizabeth Rutkowski Deputy Tax Collector