Tax Collector

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

J.Elsasser@bordentowntwp.org 

Kittina Wallrath, Tax/Finance Clerk
(609)-298-2800 ext. 2103

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

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

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News & Notices from the Office of the Tax Collector

  •        The 2014 Homestead Rebates will be applied to the May tax bill. If you have received  a Homestead Rebate for 2014, 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 has begun mailing out 2016 property tax reimbursement applications, (Senior Freeze) to the senior citizens and disabled citizens who may be eligible for the program. The deadline for filing has been extended to October 15, 2017. Online information is available at: www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/ptr/index.shtml to ask questions: 1-800-882-6597 (8:30-4:30 p.m.) Monday through Friday, except holidays. Checks for this program will begin being mailed on or about July 15, 2017.

2016 Burlington County Tax Rates

2016 Tax Ratio: 86.69

2016 Tax Rates

Fire District 1: 3.31

Fire District 2: 3.271

2015 Burlington County Tax Rates

2015 Tax Ratio: 89.80

2015 Tax Rates

Fire District 1: 3.204

Fire District 2: 3.01

 

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 visitwww.njhope.nj.gov. 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 www.njhomekeeper.gov or the toll-free HomeKeeper call center at (855)-NJ-KEEP-1.   

 

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