Tax Collector's Office
Aderonke Zaccheus - Tax
(973) 378-7715 Ext. 7732
The primary duties of the Tax Collector's
office are dictated by State statutes and include the following:
billing of taxes, water, sewer and sludge and collecting all
of the above listed charges; depositing all funds daily; maintaining
accurate records of all accounts; submitting reports to the
Board of Trustees; enforcing timely payments by taxpayers;
delivering delinquency notices on a quarterly basis; calculating
interest on delinquencies; conducting an annual tax sale of
prior year taxes and water and sewer charges that remain unpaid
to the date of sale. In addition to the aforementioned statutory
duties, the Tax Collector is a Tax Search Officer. All requests
for municipal lien searches and unconfirmed assessment searches
are processed by the tax office.
Tax Due Dates
February 1st, May 1st, August 1st and November
There is a 10 day grace period granted by
the Board of Trustees; after 10 days, taxes are delinquent
and interest is charged at the rate of 8% on the first $1,500.00
and 18% thereafter. Delinquency means the sum of all taxes
and municipal charges due on a given parcel of property covering
any number of quarters or years. Delinquent status remains
until such time that all of the delinquency has been removed
and the property is restored to current status.
Sewer charges are billed on a yearly basis
and are due within 30 days of the billing date. Interest is
charged at the same rates, 8% & 18%, as taxes.
Water is billed quarterly and is due within
30 days of the billing date. Interest is charged at 8% per
annum (2% per quarter).