Senior Freeze on Property Taxes

The Senior Property Tax Reimbursement books are available at the Municipal Complex, 165 Broadway.   To qualify for the Senior Freeze, an applicant must meet specific requirements …

  • Must have been age 65 or older as of December 31, 2016, OR actually receiving federal Social Security disability benefit payments on or before December 31, 2016, and on or before December 31, 2017.  Individuals will not qualify if the federal Social Security disability benefits you (or your spouse) were receiving were received on behalf of someone else; and
  • You must have lived in New Jersey continuously since December 31, 2006, or earlier as either a homeowner or a renter; and
  • You must have owned and lived in your home (or have leased a site in a mobile home park on which you have placed a manufactured or mobile home that you own) since December 31, 2013, or earlier (and you still owned and lived in that home on December 31, 2017)
  • You must have paid the full amount of the Property Taxes due on your home: For 2016: By June 1, 2017, and For 2017: By June 1, 2018; and Your total annual income must have been: For 2016: $87,007 or less, and For 2017: $87,268 or less.

Any questions, please call the Borough Hall at 856-456-0030 ext. 110.