Tax Collector
The Tax Collector is responsible for the billing and collection of real
estate taxes, delinquencies, and billing adjustments. Tax bills are
mailed in July; payment is due quarterly on August 1, November 1,
February 1
, and May 1. Payment must reach our office by the 10th of each tax quarter. There will be a notification included with the bill if there is an exception for the August payment. Payments received after the 10th will be considered delinquent and subject to interest from the due date of the 1st. Taxes may be paid with cash, personal or certified checks, and money orders. If you have questions regarding tax rates call the Tax Office during regular business hours or contact the individual taxing authority:
District School Tax – Aura School

Regional School Tax: Delsea Regional
County Tax – Gloucester County Tax Board

If you have questions about your property tax assessment contact
the Gloucester County Tax Assessors

Tax Collector’s Office Hours:

Monday        CLOSED
Tuesday        9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday   1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Thursday      1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Friday           9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

Please use the drop box at the end of the walkway out front of building to leave your payment after the posted hours.

Employee(s) Contact: 

Susan DeFrancesco, Tax Collector

sdefrancesco@elktownshipnj.gov

Jennifer Pennell, Assistant Tax Collector

Phone: (856) 881 - 6525 EXT. 112 or 113

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Property Tax Relief Programs: The State of NJ offer the following
P
roperty Tax Relief Programs based on current law and subject to
change:

  • The Property Tax Reimbursement Program (Senior Freeze or
    the Blue Book): This program reimburses eligible seniors for
    property tax increases. For more information on this program
    call our office or visit the link below.

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/ptr/printform.shtml

 

  • Homestead Rebate: The Homestead Rebate may be available
    to some taxpayers; the eligibility requirements and benefit
    are determined by the state as part of the budget process (by
    July 1 of each year). Visit the link below for more
    information.

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/homestead/geninf.shtml

 

  • Veterans, Seniors, Disabled Citizens: A property tax deduction
    or exemption is available to eligible citizens. A $250 deduction is available for income qualified homeowners who are 65 years and older or disabled, and veterans or a surviving spouse of a veteran. Disabled veterans or surviving spouse may be entitled to full exemption from property taxes. Please call Tax Assessors Office located in Clayton or visit the link below for forms, applications, and/or more information.

http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/otherptr.shtml