Rachel Fisher, Tax Clerk
(609)-298-2800 ext. 2106
Laurie Finger, CTC/CMFO
(609)-298-2800 ext. 5479
1 Municipal Drive, Bordentown, NJ 08505
Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The TOWNSHIP OF BORDENTOWN announces the sale of 2020 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges through an on-line auction on November 18, 2021 – 9 AM. For a listing of all parcels, delinquencies and costs, along with bidding instructions, please visit
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ATTENTION -- The Bordentown Township Tax Office is CLOSED to the public. Please utilize the black drop box in the lobby next to the elevator to pay your property taxes. Only checks are accepted in the drop box. For a receipt, please provide a self-address stamped envelope with your payment.
To pay cash or money order, please call 609-298-2800 x 2106 for an appointment.
Online payments are accepted at the link below.
PTR/ Senior Freeze Applications -- Please call 609-298-2800 x 2106 to schedule an appointment to fill out your forms.
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
New Jersey Homestead Rebate Application Deadline is Tuesday, November 30, 2021.
The New Jersey Division of Taxation states the 2018 Homestead Benefit Application Packets were mailed on or about September 20. Homeowners must file applications either online or by phone. The online application is available at www.njtaxation.org, and the automated telephone filing system phone number is (877) 658-2972, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Eligible homeowners must own and occupy their home as their principle residence on October 1, 2018 and have a 2018 gross income not more than $150,000 for disabled homeowners or those 65 or older as of December 31, 2018. Homeowners under 65 as of December 31, 2018 and not disabled must be permanent legal residents of New Jersey and have a 2018 gross income of under or not more than $75,000. The 2018 property taxes must be paid.
Tax Drop Box
We 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.
2021 General Tax Rate: 3.273
2021 Fire District 1 Rate: .300
2021 Fire District 2 Rate: .296
2021 Tax Ratio: 79.46
Previous Tax Rates
2020 General Tax Rate: 3.298
2020 Fire District 1 Rate: .288
2020 Fire District 2 Rate: .266
2020 Tax Ratio: 87.46
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.