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03/23/2016   Tax Collector: Files for Processing Homestead Benefit Tax Credits
02/23/2016   2015 Delinquent Property Tax List
02/11/2016   2015 PTR (Senior Freeze) Application Mailing

Tax Collector: Files for Processing Homestead Benefit Tax Credits - 03/23/2016

Municipalities should start processing and mailing 2nd quarter 2016 adjusted tax bills for recipients of 2013 Homestead Benefit Credits. Tax Collection Vendors have received the files for their review and distribution. Tax Collectors should contact them to proceed with this process. Tax Collectors can access a (PDF) verification form named "2016 Homestead Benefit Credits" that is posted in the Tax Collector Document Library.  THE INFORMATION ON THE PDF SHOULD BE COMPARED TO THE INFORMATION RECEIVED FROM YOUR VENDOR to ensure that all the eligible properties are correctly credited. With the release of the homestead benefit adjusted tax bills, collectors are reminded that homestead credits that have been applied to properties for the second quarter (May 2016) are not to be transferred or otherwise altered due to change in homeownership. It has been determined that the Homestead Benefit Credit information can be treated as public information, once adjusted tax bills are produced.  This means that normal business rules and public records policies apply. If you have any questions, please contact Pat Turin at 609-292-6858 or or Margaret Saharic at 609-984-4185 or

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2015 Delinquent Property Tax List - 02/23/2016

The Homestead Property Tax Credit Act (N.J.S.A. 54:4-8.64) requires municipal property tax collectors to provide the Division of Taxation with a list of property taxpayers in their district who are delinquent in the payment of their property taxes for the preceding year. This list must be submitted no later than May 1, 2016. If you have any questions regarding the submission of your delinquency list, please contact the Division's Homestead Benefit Program Analyst, Amy Martin, at (609) 292-8383 or

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2015 PTR (Senior Freeze) Application Mailing - 02/11/2016

The Division of Taxation has begun mailing applications for the 2015 property tax reimbursement (Senior Freeze) to senior citizens and disabled residents who may be eligible for the program. The deadline for filing the applications is June 1, 2016. The Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze) Program, now in its 18th year, reimburses qualified applicants for the property tax increases they incur each year. Applicants must continue to meet all the income eligibility and residency requirements and must file an application each year to receive the reimbursement.

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Updated: 03/23/2016