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State of NJ Programs

2018 Homestead Benefit Program Announcement as of September 20, 2021 – Deadline Filing November 30, 2021

N.J. Homeowners are expected to receive their 2018 Homestead Benefit filing information on or around September 24, 2021 mailing. The deadline for filing a Homestead application is Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

2020 Senior Freeze Program (Property Tax Reimbursement): Updated September 13, 2021 – Deadline November 1, 2021

The Division of Taxation mailed applications for the 2020 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 November 1, 2021. The Tax Collector has received the first-time filer applications from the State. You can request the application booklet by contacting 973-256-0994 and our Tax Collector will mail it out to you or print from the State’s web site. The counter is currently closed to the public due to Covid-19. Verification of Taxes PTR-1A or PTR-2A must be filled out in its entirety (Part I) by the applicant and place this page only in the mail or window drop box for the Tax Collector’s signature. DO NOT MAIL OR PLACE THE WHOLE BOOKLET APPLICATION IN THE WINDOW DROP BOX! Place Verification of Taxes (PTR-1A or PTR-2-A) in a sealed envelope in the drop box with your telephone number along with a self-addressed stamped return envelope. Please allow 2-3 weeks once received for completion. No application(s) will be completed during a tax quarter which lasts for 10-15 days; these need to be sent in two weeks prior to a tax quarter (on or before October 18, 2021).

Instead of having the Tax Collector complete the PTR-1A or PTR-2A you may send in your required documents; see the instructions in the booklet for the same.

  • Senior Freeze Infoline: 1-800-882-6597 to check the status of a filed application and ask questions.
  • Automated Infoline: 1-800-323-4400 to listen to prerecorded information.
  • Online:
  • Email: njtaxation@treas.njgov for general information.
  • In person: Go to, then Contact Us and click Visit.
  • Deaf, hard of hearing, deafblind, or those with a speck disability, visit or call 711.
If you applied on or before Your check will be issued
Before May 1, 2021 July 15, 2021
Between May 2 – June 1, 2021 Sept. 1, 2021
Between June 2 – Sept. 1, 2021 Nov. 1, 2021
Between Sept. 2 – Nov. 1, 2021 Dec. 1, 2021

2020 Eligibility Requirement: Click on the linked document below.

Tax Relief Program:


Last Updated: Mon, 09/20/2021 - 9:59am