Rachel Fisher, Tax Clerk
(609)-298-2800 ext. 2106
Jeffrey Elsasser, CTC/CMFO/QPA
1 Municipal Drive, Bordentown, NJ 08505
609-298-2800 Ext. 6 — FAX: 609-291-2105
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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.
News & Notices from the Office of the Tax Collector
TAX SALE -- The Township of Bordentown announces the sale of 2019 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges through an on-line auction on November 19 – 8:30 am. For a listing of all parcels, delinquencies and costs, along with bidding instructions, please visit https:// bordentowntownship.newjerseytaxsale.com. **Information can be viewed free of charge**
TAX DROP BOX -- We now have a tax payment drop box located in the lobby of the municipal building for off hour payments. Only Checks are permitted to be dropped off in the box. If you require a receipt a self-addressed stamped envelope must be included with your payment. When dropping off payments please make sure your name and address in Bordentown are included with your payment. The drop box will be emptied every morning Monday-Friday when the offices are open. The lobby is open 24/7 and is under surveillance from the Bordentown Township Police Department. If you have questions please reach out to the tax office.
2020 General Tax Rate: 3.298
2020 Fire District 1 Rate: .288
2020 Fire District 2 Rate: .266
2020 Tax Ratio: 87.46
Previous Tax Rates
2019 General Tax Rate: 3.226
2019 Fire District 1 Rate: .277
2019 Fire District 2 Rate: .273
2019 Tax Ratio: 85.28
2018 General Tax Rate: 3.180
2018 Fire District 1 Rate: .270
2018 Fire District 2 Rate: .274
2018 Tax Ratio: 86.08
2017 General Tax Rate: 3.127
2017 Fire District 1 Rate: .260
2017 Fire District 2 Rate: .220
2017 Tax Ratio: 86.69
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.