Tax Collector

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Kimberly L. Smith, Certified Tax Collector

Phone (609) 268-0447 / Fax (609) 268-7430 / Email:  KSmith@townshipoftabernacle-nj.gov

The Tax office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Processing of funds is until 3:00 p.m. 

Bills are mailed once a year and taxes are due on a quarterly basis. Please read Resolution 2017-23 regarding Extending Tax Quarter Grace Period.  A grace period of 10 days is given to the tax payer to make payment to the tax office. Payment must be received in the tax office by the 10th of the month unless an extension has been granted. Failure to make payment by the end of the grace period will result in interest charges, retro-active to the first of the month. Interest charges will accrue until payment is paid in full.  If you are sending the entire tax bill with your payment to obtain a stamped receipt, please submit a stamped, self-addressed envelope in order to have the bill returned.

Please remember:
1.  A postmark date is not an acceptable date to meet the grace period deadline.

2.  Residents mailing payments  are asked to enclose the correct quarterly stub of the tax bill along with the payment.

Taxes are due on the following months:  
First Quarter:         February 1 
Second Quarter:     May 1
Third Quarter:       August 1
Fourth Quarter:     November 1

2017 Final/2018 Preliminary Tax Bills will be mailed August 18, 2017.  Payment must be received in the tax office by 4:00 PM on September 12, 2017 in order to avoid 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.
There are fees associated with paying your bill online.
If you pay by ACH or e-check, there is a convenience fee.
If you pay by Visa debit card, there is a convenience fee.
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 cut off 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.