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2021 Final / 2022 Preliminary Tax Bills



Tax payments are due and must be received no later than 4:00 p.m.  to avoid late charges on these dates:  


First Quarter:           February 1          
Second Quarter:     May 1
Third Quarter:         August 1
Fourth Quarter:     November 1    

Use of Secured Drop Box for Taxes
Rather than a personal visit to pay taxes, we respectfully and strongly encourage you to conduct your township tax business via email, by telephone and / or the use of our SECURED drop box.  Township's secured drop box is available 24/7.  The drop box is checked several times a day.  

Payment Option 1:     Drop Box located at Town Hall
Drop off your tax payment to:     Kimberly L. Smith, Tax Collector  
                                                                            Tabernacle Township, 163 Carranza Road, Tabernacle, New Jersey 08088

How to drop off your taxes.
1.  Checks are made payable to:       Tabernacle Township.
2.  Drop payments or any tax paperwork in the drop box. 
3.  When you pay by check, your returned check will serve as your receipt or you may include a Stamped Self Addressed Envelope and we will mail you a receipt.  

Payment Option 2:     US Mail.  
Mail your tax payment to:     Kimberly L. Smith, Tax Collector 
                                                                 Tabernacle Township, 163 Carranza Road, Tabernacle, New Jersey 08088  

How to mail your taxes.
1.  Checks are made payable to:       Tabernacle Township.
2.  When you pay by check, your returned check will serve as your receipt or you may include a Stamped Self Addressed Envelope and we will mail you a receipt.  

Payment Option 3:     Pay taxes online.  Click here     

Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.   

Kimberly L. Smith
Tax Collector
(609) 268-1220 x 113
ksmith@townshipoftabernacle-nj.gov

To obtain a Tax Assessment Card for Tabernacle Township: http://tax1.co.monmouth.nj.us/cgi-bin/prc6.cgi&ms_user=monm&passwd=data&srch_type=0&adv=0&out_type=0&district=0335  

To obtain more tax information please visit the following website:  www.njactb.org

If you need a PTR form filled out and signed, please call or send the form to the Tax Office and it will be returned to you.  You must provide a self addressed stamped envelope.

Please remember:
1.  A postmark date is not an acceptable date to meet the grace period deadline.
2.  Residents mailing payments are required to enclose the correct quarterly stub of the tax bill along with the payment.
3.  Make your check payable to:  Tabernacle Township.

Tax bills are usually mailed in August, even though the bills have a preprinted due date for the third quarter of August 1, there may be a delay in receiving a new tax rate.  Property owners will have 25 days from the date of mailing to pay the third quarter of the current year without interest.  

Residents have the ability to access their tax information and make their payments via the internet. Payment by credit card and/or debit card via internet only.   Payment by credit card and/or debit card is NOT available at Town Hall.  

Please click on this link and provide the requested information to access tax information by block and lot, owner name or address.

 Follow instructions after accessing the link to make your payment by credit card or e-check.   It is in your best interest to read all of the information and be familiar with paying your taxes.
1.  There are fees associated with paying your bill online.
2.  If you pay by ACH or e-check, there is a convenience fee.
3.  If you pay by Visa debit card, there is a convenience fee.  
4.  The fee for all other debit and credit card payments will be a percentage of your total bill.

TAX PAYER ALERT - A revised Statue of the State of NJ R.S.54:5-19 has amended the deadline for tax payments for townships that use accelerated tax sales. Failure to pay your property taxes in full by November 10, will result in additional fees for publication of notices in the newspaper as well as late fees effective on November 11.  Payment must be made in the form of cash or certified funds effective this date. 

AVOID A TAX SALE ON YOUR PROPERTY  - The Tax Sale will take place in December. Failure to pay your property taxes in full by the November cutoff date will result in additional fees for publication of notices in the newspaper as well as late fees. Any unpaid taxes at the time of the tax sale will result in sale to lien holders. Call the tax office for information on the sale after November 1st.

 http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/lpt/lpt-tpbors.shtml

NJ Division of Taxation - Local Property Tax
Property Taxpayer Bill of Rights
P. L. 2017, c. 128.

Overview - The Property Taxpayer Bill of Rights ensures that: 1) All property taxpayers are accorded the basic rights of fair and equitable treatment under the State Constitution and laws of New Jersey; 2) All property taxpayers receive the information and assistance they need to understand and meet their property tax responsibilities.

Services to Property Taxpayers - As a property taxpayer, you have the right to obtain information explained in simple, nontechnical terms about:
Your responsibilities and rights as a property owner and property taxpayer;
Your real property assessment and how it is determined and calculated;
Your right to appeal and how to appeal an assessment you believe is incorrect as to your property or as to another property in the same county and the time limits involved;
Your right, in the context of a property tax appeal, to view the property record card of other real property in the municipality;
Responsiveness You have the right to expect questions will be responded to within a reasonable amount of time;
Statements and Notices You have the right to expect all notices you receive will clearly identify the purpose of the communication and the proper procedure when responding.