Tax/Sewer Collector

TAX/SEWER COLLECTOR OFFICE

Tax Collector: Rachel E. Leber 
Tax Assistant: Irene Fluck
Phone: (908) 475-3586

Email: collector@whitetwp-nj.com

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. 

After Hours: There is "Drop Box" located to the right of the front entrance of the Municipal Building (555 County Route 519) for payments made after hours.  Cash Payments are NOT to be placed in the "Drop Box".  Please include on your envelope: name, property address, and block & lot.

Also, if we are not available, feel free to leave a voicemail and we will be happy to return your call during normal business hours. Please include your name, block and lot, the physical address of the property in question and, of course, a phone number where you can be reached during office hours. You can also email : collector@whitetwp-nj.com, which is checked throughout the week even when office is not open.

FOR TAX/SEWER BILLING INFORMATION:EdmundsGovPay.com/WhiteTownship

Tax/Sewer Payments: (Checks should be made payable to: White Township Tax or White Township Sewer)

1) Made in person during office hours (once the office is opened to the public) 
2) Mailed to: White Township Tax/Sewer Collector, 555 CR 519, Belvidere, NJ 07823
3) Online: EdmundsGovPay.com/WhiteTownship
4) Drop off in the "Drop Box"-NO CASH PAYMENTS
5) Valley National Bank-White Township Branch-Tax Payments Only-No Sewer Payments 

Taxes are due:

• February 1st       (1st Quarter)
• May 1st               (2nd Quarter)
• August 1st          (3rd Quarter)
• November 1st    (4th Quarter)

Sewer is due:

• March 31st     (1st Quarter – January - March)
• June 4th             (2nd Quarter – April - June)
• September 3rd      (3rd Quarter – July - September)
• December 3rd (4th Quarter – October - December)


Grace Period: 10 days (to the 10th of the month due)
Interest Rate: 8% on the first $1,500.00 and 18% on all delinquencies thereafter.
6% Year End Penalty on all balances (including interest) over $10,000.00 as of 12/31

Billing:
• Taxes are billed once a year after all budgets are approved, generally July. Added assessment bills are sent in October. Added assessment bills are for improvements made after October 1 of the pretax year and before September 30 of the current year.
• Sewer is billed once a year after the sewer rates have been determined and approved usually around February.

Tax Rate: 
                                                                         2020       2019        2018
County Tax –                                                    0.643      0.648       0.635
County Library Tax –                                        0.052      0.052       0.051
County Open Space Tax -                                0.026      0.026       0.030
District School Tax -                                         1.343      1.302       1.256
Municipal Open Space Tax -                            0.098      0.099       0.069
Local Municipal Tax -                                        0.020     0.019       0.020

Total Tax Rate -                                                2.182      2.146       2.061

 


TAX RELIEF PROGRAMS OFFERED BY THE STATE: https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/relief.shtml

a) Senior Citizens & Disabled:
 

   i) $250.00 Property Tax Deduction for Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons -                                                                      https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/lpt/lpt-seniordeduction.shtml

    (1) Application (Form PTD) - https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/ptd.pdf

  ii) Senior Freeze Property Tax Reimbursement - https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/ptr/index.shtml
      (1) Applications PTR-1 - https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/ptr/printform.shtml
      (2) Application PTR-2 (if you qualified in 2019) – Blue Books are mailed by the State in February

b) Veterans:


   i) $250.00 VeteranProperty Tax Deduction - https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/lpt/lpt-veterans.shtml
       (1) Application (Form VSS) - https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/vss.pdf

   ii) 100% Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption - https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/lpt/lpt-disabledvet.shtml
        (1) Application (Form DVSSE) - https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/dvsse.pdf

c) Homestead Benefit Program
     i) https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/homestead/geninf.shtml

 

New Jersey's Property Tax Relief Hotlines:
Property Tax Reimbursement
• 1-800-882-6597
• Form PTR-1 (or PTR-2 if reimbursement was received the previous year).

Homestead Rebate InfoLine
• 1-800-323-4400 (within NJ) or
• 609-826-4400 (anywhere)
• Form HR-1040 (and Form NJ-1040, if required)

NJ SAVER Rebate Hotline
• 1-877-658-2972
• File online at the Division of Taxation Website: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/

For further information on these and any other tax relief programs check the State of website http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/relief.shtml

You may address any questions regarding these programs in writing to:
New Jersey Division of Taxation
Taxpayer Services Branch
PO Box 900
Trenton, NJ 08695-0900

 

 


 

 

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