Pay Property Taxes & Property Tax Information
The Tax Collector's office is responsible for billing and collection
of property taxes that support the three local governmental units: Atlantic
County, School District of Egg Harbor Township and the Municipality
of Egg Harbor Township. Tax bills are issued in June and are payable
quarterly on the first of August, November, February and May. Late penalties
are added to tax bills after the 10th day of the month due. The Tax
Collector enforces tax delinquencies through the tax sale process. Tax
sales are accelerated in Egg Harbor Township and are held usually in
mid December for any existing current-year municipal delinquencies.
The Tax Collector's Office also administers all property tax deductions,
working in conjunction with the Tax Assessor's Office. Also available
to the public is information pertaining to the various New Jersey State
Tax reimbursement programs.
OTHER PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS
Annual Property Tax Deduction for Senior Citizens, Disabled Persons: Annual deduction of up to $250 from property taxes for homeowners age 65 or older or disabled who meet certain income and residency requirements. This benefit is administered by the local municipality. Claim Form / Income Form
Additional information needed: Copy of Drivers License, Supporting Financial Documentation for All Income Claimed on Application such as Income Tax Return, Social Security Retirement/Disablity Benefits. For Applicants Claiming Disability, Proof of Permanent and Total Disability.
Annual Deduction for Veterans: Annual deduction of up to $250 from taxes due on the real or personal property of qualified war veterans and their unmarried surviving spouses/surviving civil union partners/surviving domestic partners. This benefit is administered by the local municipality. Claim Form and additional forms for Peace Keeping Missions: List of Active Periods and Supplemental Form for Peace Keeping Missions
Additional information needed: Copy of Driver's License, DD-214 (Discharge Notice), *Surviving Spouse-Copy of Death Certificate Needed, Disabled Veteran-Veteran Award Stating 100% Disability
Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans: Full exemption from property taxes on a principal residence for certain totally and permanently disabled war veterans and their unmarried surviving spouses/surviving civil union partners/surviving domestic partners. Unmarried surviving spouses/surviving civil union partners/surviving domestic partners of servicepersons who died on wartime active duty may also qualify. This benefit is administered by the local municipality. Claim Form