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05/11/2016   2016 Revenue Sharing Forms due June 3, 2016
05/23/2016   Filing Deadline Extension for 2015 Senior Freeze (PTR) Applications
05/12/2016   Applying Payments toward Delinquencies
03/23/2016   Tax Collector: Files for Processing Homestead Benefit Tax Credits
02/23/2016   2015 Delinquent Property Tax List

2016 Revenue Sharing Forms due June 3, 2016 - 05/11/2016

Forms for the certification of property tax deductions and veteran deductions can be found in the Tax Collector Library.  The forms should be printed on paper to be filled out.  Collectors should mail the completed paper forms with original signatures to the County Boards of Taxation. The boards, in turn, shall mail hard copies to the Division of Taxation.  PLEASE NOTE: these reports are due to the County Boards of Taxation by June 3, 2016.  If you have QUESTIONS or need ASSISTANCE with the forms, please contact Jessica Lanna at (609) 943-4399.

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Filing Deadline Extension for 2015 Senior Freeze (PTR) Applications - 05/23/2016

The Division of Taxation has extended the filing deadline for 2015 Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) applications to October 17, 2016. Members of the public who need assistance should be referred to the Property Tax Reimbursement Hotline (800) 882-6597. 

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Applying Payments toward Delinquencies - 05/12/2016

Local Finance Notice 2016-09 formalizes long-established DLGS guidance on applying payments toward delinquent property taxes and municipal charges.  The Notice states that when a taxpayer makes payment toward a delinquency, the payment must first be applied to interest.  Once all accrued interest is extinguished, any remaining payment shall be applied toward principal starting from oldest delinquency forward.  Recent legislation pertaining to cancelling delinquent municipal charges and fees under ten dollars is also discussed.

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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 pat.turin@dca.nj.gov or Margaret Saharic at 609-984-4185 or margaret.saharic@dca.nj.gov.

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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 amy.martin@treas.nj.gov.

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