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State of NJ Programs

Homestead Benefit Program

2015 Homestead Credit information:

Revised May 1, 2018 tax bills were mailed out on March 30, 2018 reflecting the 2015 Homestead Benefit Credits (first half). The 2015 Homestead Benefit Credits (second half) will be reflected as a credit on your November 1, 2018 tax quarter. If you have questions with the amount(s) please contact the Division of Taxation @ 1-888-238-1233.

You may also view the following for more information:

2016 Homestead Credit Information:

Applications for the 2016 Homestead Benefit program were mailed out to homeowners in Passaic County on September 18, 2018. The deadline for filing this application is Friday, November 30, 2018.

To file applications by phone: 1-877-658-2972.
To file applications online:
To ask questions: 1-888-238-1233.
In person assistance at Taxation Regional Information Centers:
Online information:

Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement):

The Division of Taxation mailed out late February 2018 the applications for the 2017 Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) to senior citizens and disabled residents who may be eligible for the program. The deadline for filing the applications is October 31, 2018.

Checks will be mailed to qualified applicants as follows:

If you applied Your check will be issued on or before
Before May 1, 2018 July 15, 2018
Between May 1—June 1, 2018 Sept. 1, 2018
Between June 2—Sept. 1, 2018 Nov. 1, 2018
Between Sept. 2—Oct. 31, 2018 Dec. 1, 2018

Text Telephone Service (TTY/TDD) for Hearing-Impaired Users: 1-800-286-6613 or 609-984-7300 Taxation email address for Senior Freeze and general tax questions:

2017 Eligibility Requirement: Click on the linked document below.


Last Updated: Wed, 09/26/2018 - 3:57pm