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Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze)
2014 Eligibility Requirements

All property tax relief program information provided here is based on current law and is subject to change.

You may be eligible for a 2014 reimbursement if you met all the following requirements:


Age/Disability


  You (or your spouse/civil union partner) were:

  • 65 or older as of December 31, 2013; or
  • Receiving Federal Social Security disability benefits (not benefits received on behalf of someone else) as of December 31, 2013, and December 31, 2014.

Residency

  You lived in New Jersey continuously since December 31, 2003, or earlier as either a homeowner or a
  renter.


Home Ownership


  Homeowners.
You owned and lived in your current home since December 31, 2010, or earlier.

  Mobile Home Owners. You leased a site in a mobile home park where you placed a manufactured
  or mobile home that you own since December 31, 2010, or earlier.


Property Taxes/
Site Fees


  Homeowners.
You paid the full amount of the property taxes due on your home:

  • For 2013 by June 1, 2014, and
  • For 2014 by June 1, 2015.

  Mobile Home Owners. You paid the full amount of mobile home park site fees due:

  • For 2013 by December 31, 2013, and
  • For 2014 by December 31, 2014.

Income Limit


  Your total annual income (combined if you were married or in a civil union and lived in the same
  home) was:

  • 2013 — $84,289 or less; and
  • 2014 — $70,000 or less.

To apply for a reimbursement file an application (Form PTR-1 or PTR-2) on or before the extended due date of October 15, 2015. The original due date was June 1, 2015.

Note: The amount appropriated in the State Budget for property tax relief programs affected reimbursement payments for 2014. Applicants were eligible for 2014 reimbursement payments if their income did not exceed $84,289 for 2013 and $70,000 for 2014, provided they met all the other program requirements. Applicants whose income was over $70,000 but was $85,553 or less can establish their eligibility for future reimbursements by filing an application by the due date. This also ensures the Division will mail them applications for 2015.

All property tax relief program information provided here is based on current law and is subject to change.

Last Updated: Monday, 07/13/15



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