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HARDING TOWNSHIP

Tax Collector

Tax Collector Description

The Tax Collector's office bills and collects taxes and sewer charges.  Enforces timely payments by taxpayers, delivers delinquency notices, and calculates interest on delinquencies.  Additionally, the Tax Collector is a Tax Search Officer and all requests for municipal lien searches are conducted by the tax collector's office.

Tax Collector: Kathy Silber 973-267-8000 x1967

Tax Collector Information

METHODS OF PAYMENTS

If taxes are delinquent please call tax collection office for interest.

IN PERSON

Cash is accepted. Please bring your bill with you so it can be properly receipted.

Checks are accepted. Make check out to "Township of Harding" and include your block and lot number on your check. Please bring your bill with you so it can be properly receipted.

BY MAIL

Cash is not accepted, only checks. Make your check out to "Township of Harding" and include your block and lot number on your check. If receipt is needed, please send entire bill along with a self addressed, stamped envelope. If receipt is not needed, just send the proper Quarterly stub along with your check. Credit cards are not accepted.

INTEREST

Any taxes remaining unpaid after the 10th of Feb., May, Aug., & Nov. are subject to interest, back to the first of that quarter. Interest rate charged is 8% per year on the first $1,500.00 of delinquency & 18%per year over. Delinquency tax rate of 18% per year remains until account is brought current, even if balance falls below $1,500.00. This in the New Jersey State Law.

PLEASE NOTIFY THE TAX COLLECTOR'S OFFICE IF:

  • YOU CHANGE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS

Our records need to be changed so you will receive all information and bills on the properties that you own in Harding Township.

  • YOU'RE BANK OR MORTGAGE COMPANY CHANGES
  • YOU PAY OFF YOUR MORTGAGE AND PAY YOUR OWN TAXES

The Tax Collector's Office keeps track of who is responsible for the taxes. If there are changes in your account, it is revised and mailings will go to the proper place. If your bank or mortgage company is escrowing your taxes, they receive the original tax bill and you will receive a copy. If you pay your own taxes, you will receive the original bills. Please contact the tax collection office with any changes.


Veteran and Senior Citizen Property Tax deduction
forms are available in the Tax Office and here. Please note that only Veterans that served during wartime and or specific Peace Keeping Missions are eligible. The deduction for 2005 is $250.00. (Widows of Veterans that meet the guidelines are also eligible).

 

Senior Citizen deductions are based on age ( must be 65 on or before 12/31 of the previous tax year) and meet specific income guidelines. An income statement is required along with an application and the annual deduction is $250.00 if qualified. The application form can be found here.

 


The following information may help answer some questions regarding other Property Tax Rebate Programs:

 

Property Tax Reimbursement 1-800-882-6597
Homestead Rebate 1-800-323-4400 ( Within NJ,NY,PA,DE,MD) or 609-826-4400
NJ Saver Rebate 1-877-658-2972
*Automated inquiries are available 7 days a week, hours may vary.

Online....
Division of Taxation World Wide Web Site:
http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/relief.shtml

E-Mail to the Division of Taxation at:      This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

In Writing....
NJ Division of Taxation
Information and Publications Branch
PO Box 900
Trenton, NJ 08695-0900

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Harding Township Municipal Offices  PO Box 666, 21 Blue Mill Road, New Vernon, NJ  07976
Phone: 973-267-8000     Fax: 973-267-6221

Harding Township Police Department  PO Box 246, 21 Blue Mill Road, New Vernon, NJ  07976
Phone:  (non-emergency) 973-455-0500     (emergency) 911     Fax: 973-455-1135