Tax Collector

Jeffrey Elsasser
Municipal Drive, Bordentown, NJ 08505
609-298-2800 Ext. 5479  —  FAX: 609-291-2105 

OFFICE HOURS: 9:00 -4:30 P.M.

The Tax Collector’s Office is responsible for collecting property taxes from Bordentown Township property owners. Information and questions regarding your tax assessment can be obtained from the Tax Assessor’s Office. The Tax Collector is only responsible for the billing and collection of property taxes. 



News & Notices from the Office of the Tax Collector

  •        The 2013 Homestead Rebates have been applied to the May tax bill. If you have received  a Homestead Rebate for 2013, you will receive a new bill with the updated amount to pay. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Tax Office.


  •        The Division of taxation will begin mailing out 2015 property tax reimbursement applications, (Senior Freeze) to the senior citizens and disabled citizens who may be eligible for the program. The deadline for filing is June 1, 2016. Online information is available at: to ask questions: 1-800-882-6597 (8:30-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays.

2015 Burlington County Tax Rates

2015 Tax Ratio: 89.80

2015 Tax Rates

Fire District 1: 3.204

Fire District 2: 3.01

2014 Burlington County Local Tax Rates


  2014 Ratio 90.53%

  2014 Rates

  Fire District#1 3.057
  Fire District#2 3.057  

2013 Ratio 90.53%

2013 Rates

Fire District#1 3.018
Fire District#2 2.998

2012 Ratio 84.44%

2012 Rates

Fire District#1 2.292
Fire District#2 2.293

2011 ratio 102.06%

2010 ratio 103.30%

Burlington County 2013 Local Purposed Tax Rate

Burlington County 2012 Local Purposed Tax Rate

State Homeowner Preservation Finance Program: The State of New Jersey has a new program for homowners who are looking to refinance in order to avoid foreclosure. The program is called THE HOMEOWNER PRESERVATION REFINANCE PROGRAM. For full details about the program you can or call 1-800-NJ-HOUSE. The agency will be able to direct you to various stages of all mortgage procedures.

The New Jersey Housing Mortgage Finance Agency has announced the "New Jersey HomeKeeper Program" funded thru a grant from United States Treasury's Hardest Hit Fund.  The program offers financial help to homeowners who are in danger of losing their home as a direct result of unemployment or underemployment.  It provides assistance in the form of a second mortgage loan whereby the proceeds may be used to cover arrearages and/or an approved amount of the homeowner's monthly mortgage payment, including property taxes, property insurance, and mortgage insurance.  Program details are available online at or the toll-free HomeKeeper call center at (855)-NJ-KEEP-1.   


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