3rd Quarter Dates PTR/SF

Due to printer file error, the dates were mistakenly incorrect on the back of the letter that accompanied the 3rd Quarter ESTIMATED tax bill with reference to the PTR-1 (Senior Freeze) and the Homestead Credit Program.

PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PROGRAMS FOR ELIGIBLE HOMEOWNERS

The State of New Jersey administers the following two benefits: 
Homestead Benefit: New Jersey residents who owned and occupied a home in New Jersey that was their principal residence on October 1, 2019, might be eligible for a homestead benefit provided property taxes were paid and certain income limits are met. If you have any questions call the Homestead Benefit Hotline at 1-888-238-1233. 
Property Tax Reimbursement: The Property Tax Reimbursement (PTR) Program reimburses eligible senior citizens or disabled persons for property tax increases. Eligible residents must file a Property Tax Reimbursement Application (Form PTR-1 or PTR-2). The application deadline is October 31, 2022 PTR-1 forms are available at Town Hall or if you have any questions call the Property Tax Reimbursement Hotline at 1-800-882-6597. 
The Township administers the following two benefits: 
Senior Citizens' Annual Property Tax Deduction: Annual deduction of up to $250 from property tax­es for home-owners age 65 or older or disabled who meet a requirement of less than $10,000 income excluding Social Security benefits and residency requirements. 
Veterans' Deduction: Annual deduction from - taxes due on real or personal property paid to qualified war veterans and their unmarried surviving spouses. The deduction is $250. 
If you have any questions on these programs, call The Tax Assessor's Office at (732) 244-7400 ext. 1221 or Email taxassessor@berkeleytownship.org