The Tax Collector is responsible for the billing, collection, reporting and enforcement of municipal taxes for the Township of Jackson. Tax bills are mailed annually in July and covers the final half of the current year and the preliminary taxes for the first half of the following year.
The Township of Jackson announces the sale of 2019 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges through an online auction on 12/16/2020 at 8:30am. For a listing of all parcels, delinquencies and costs, along with bidding instructions please visit https://jackson.newjerseytaxsale.com/ Information can be viewed free of charge as of 11/18/2020.
ANYTIME PRIOR TO THE TAX SALE, THE TAX COLLECTOR WILL RECEIVE PAYMENT OF THE AMOUNT DUE ON THE PROPERTY WITH ALL INTEREST AND COST INCURRED BY CASH, CERTIFIED CHECK OR MONEY ORDER, NO PERSONAL CHECKS. PLEASE CONTACT THE COLLECTORS OFFICE FOR THE FULL AMOUNT NECESSARY TO BE REMOVED FROM THE TAX SALE. PLEASE NOTE THE AMOUNT ON THE TAX SALE LIST DOES NOT INCLUDE CURRENT INTEREST WHICH MUST BE COLLECTED IN ADDITION TO THE AMOUNT ON THE TAX SALE LIST TO HAVE A PARCEL REMOVED PRIOR TO THE TAX SALE.
IN THE EVENT THE OWNER IS ON ACTIVE DUTY WITH THE MILITARY, THE COLLECTOR SHOULD BE NOTIFIED IMMEDIATELY.
Property taxes are due on February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1. Failure to receive a tax bill does not exempt you from paying taxes or the interest due on delinquent taxes. The Township does permit a 10 day grace period.
Please be advised that the State of New Jersey does not allow the Tax Collector to acknowledge postmarks, therefore taxes must be received in the office on or before the 10th however, if the 10th falls on a weekend or legal holiday, you have until the next business day to make payment. All payments may be made by cash, check, or money order.
As a statutory officer of the State of New Jersey, the Tax Collector is obligated to follow all the State Statutes regarding property tax collection including billing, due dates, interest on delinquent tax payments and tax sale procedures.
Please review this web page for other important tax collection information. My staff and I look forward to being of assistance to you if you have any questions. Please do not hesitate to contact us on any Tax Collection matter.