Phone: (856) 451 – 9284 (ext. 301)
Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 4:30pm Tuesday Nights, 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Closed 12:00pm – 1:00pm for lunch (or as close to that as possible)
Tax payments can be mailed to:
Tax Collector’s Office
PO Box 240
Fairton, NJ 08320
Or delivered in person to: 70 Fairton-Gouldtown Road, Bridgeton NJ 08302
Tax payments can also be made online CLICK HERE
Please note that this is a secure link and your information will be protected and not shared with any other institution or company.
Taxes are due: -February 1st- -May 1st- -August 1st- -November 1st-
Each tax quarter has a 10 day grace period, after which interest will be charged. Please be advised that the State of New Jersey DOES NOT allow the Tax Collector to acknowledge postmarks, therefore, the taxes must be received in our office on or before the 10th. Should the 10th fall on a weekend or legal holiday, you will have until the next business day to make payment.
Tax installments not paid on or before the due date are subject to interest penalties of eight percent (8%) per annum on the first $1,500.00 of the delinquency and eighteen (18%) per annum on any amount in excess of $1,500.00, as well as a 6% year-end penalty on any balance owing as of December 31st in excess of $10,000.00 as allowed per state statute N.J.S.A 54:4-67.
PLEASE NOTE: ANY unpaid taxes as of December 31st are eligible for tax sale. Tax Sale is the enforcement of collections against a property by placing a lien against the property for all outstanding municipal charges due at the end of the Calendar year (December 31).
Fairfield Township collects taxes for the County Government and both the local and regional schools. Tax bills are mailed out ONCE a year in the summer. Duplicate copies can be obtained from the tax office.
STATE OF NEW JERSEY PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PROGRAMS:
Annual Deduction for Veterans:
Annual deduction of up to $250 from taxes due on the real or personal property of qualified war veterans and their unmarried surviving spouses/surviving civil union partners/surviving domestic partners.*
Annual Property Tax Deduction for Senior Citizens, Disabled Persons:
Annual deduction of up to $250 from property taxes for homeowners age 65 or older or disabled who meet certain income and residency requirements.*
*These (2) benefits are administered by the local municipality. Eligibility Requirements, applications, and assistance with these deductions are available at the Tax Office.
State of New Jersey Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze)
State of New Jersey Homestead Benefit