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Linda Ann Roth
Certified Tax Collector

39 Trinity St.
Newton, NJ  07860

Phone: (973) 383-3521
Ext. 239
Fax: (973) 383-9054

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Summer Hours
June through August
Mon - Wed 8:30am to 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am to 6:30pm
Friday 8:30am to 1:30pm
The 2016 tax rate is $4.170 per $100 of assessed value.

The taxes are apportioned as follows:
  • Municipal Tax - 34.22%
  • County Tax - 13.72%
  • School Tax - 52.06%

View your taxes through a Tax System Look-Up provided by Municipal Software Inc.

Tax Billing
Tax bills are mailed once a year in July and include the third and fourth quarters of the current tax year and the first and second quarters of the upcoming tax year.

Tax Deductions
Applications for $250 Veterans Deduction and $250 Senior Citizen/Disabled Person Deduction are available from the Tax Collector. Please contact the Tax Collection Division at (973) 383-3521 ext. 239 for additional information or eligibility requirements.

Tax Due Dates
  • February 1
  • May 1
  • August 1
  • November 1

There is a courtesy 10 day grace period for each quarter. After 10 days interest is charged at the statutory rate of 8% on the first $1500 and 18% on amounts greater than $1500, and is retroactive to the first of the month. There is a 6% year-end penalty for all properties delinquent over $10,000 as of December 31st.


Please note: For the convenience of our customers, a drop box is located by the front door of the Municipal Building.

Property Tax Relief Programs
  • Homestead Homeowner Rebate: (888) 238-1233 - 8:30am to 5:30pm Mon-Fri except State Holidays.  To file (877) 658-2972 24/7 or at the NJ Division of Taxation.   
  • Property Tax Reimbursement: (800) 882-6597

The 2015 Homestead Benefit application deadline has been extended to October 17, 2016.  The original date was June 1, 2016.