NOTICE – The BOROUGH OF FRANKLIN announces the sale of 2019 and prior year delinquent taxes and other municipal charges through an on-line auction. The auction will be held on DECEMBER 1, 2020 starting at 8:30am. For a listing of all parcels, delinquencies and costs, please visit: https://franklin-sussex.newjerseytaxsale.com
Information can be viewed free of charge*
Melissa Caton CTC
Please contact Karen Osellame – Tax Collector Assistant
Phone: 973-827-9280 ext 117
TAX PAYMENT DUE DATES (View Taxes)
1st quarter taxes due February 1st
2nd quarter taxes due May 1st
3rd quarter taxes due August 1st
4th quarter taxes due November 1st
The Franklin Borough Tax Office is now accepting credit card payments.
Online Tax Payment
FRANKLIN TAX RATES
2018 Tax Rate – 3.731
2017 Tax Rate – 3.640
2016 Tax Rate – 3.561
2015 Tax Rate – 3.572
2014 Tax Rate – 3.481
2013 Tax Rate – 2.919
2012 Tax Rate – 2.839
2011 Tax Rate – 2.688
2010 Tax Rate – 2.54 (Reval)
2009 Tax Rate – 4.689
2008 Tax Rate – 4.634
2007 Tax Rate – 4.510
2006 Tax Rate – 4.235
2005 Tax Rate – 3.980
- Please be advised that the State of New Jersey does not allow the Tax Collector to acknowledge postmarks when you mail your tax payment, therefore, taxes must be received in the office on or before the 10th of the month taxes are due.
- Failure to receive a tax bill does not exempt you from paying your taxes or the interest due on delinquent taxes.
- Tax Collector is not responsible for any tax payment that is lost through the mailing process. If by chance your taxes get lost in the mail, you are still responsible for the tax payment and any interest incurred. You may check the status of your taxes online or call the tax collector to confirm your tax payment has been received.
Please note: For the convenience of our customers, a drop box is located by the front steps of the Municipal Building.
TAXPAYER BILL OF RIGHTS
The Property Taxpayer Bill of Rights states property taxpayers in New Jersey have the following rights:
• The right to understand the property assessment process and the requirements of the state Constitution concerning the assessment of real property;
• The right to understand the calculation of the assessment on their property;
• The right to detailed information about how to appeal an assessment of property; and
• The right to view the property assessment of any other parcel of property in the municipality.
Read More: NJ now has a ‘bill of rights’ for taxpayers — Here’s what you need to know | http://nj1015.com/nj-now-has-a-bill-of-rights-for-taxpayers-heres-what-you-need-to-know/?trackback=tsmclip
PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PROGRAMS
Homestead Homeowner Rebate: to ask questions: (888) 238-1233 or to check status: (877) 658-2972
Online information: www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/homestead/geninf.shtml
Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze): to ask questions or check status: (800) 882-6597
To listen to information or order an application: (800) 323-4400
Online information: https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/relief.shtml
PROPERTY TAX REIMBURSEMENT
(AKA PROPERTY TAX FREEZE)
Homeowners, including owners of mobile homes located in mobile home parks, age 65 or older, or receiving Federal Social Security Disability Benefits, who paid property taxes on their principal residence in New Jersey either directly or through mobile home park site fees. Applicants must be New Jersey residents for at least the past 10 years and lived in the home for which reimbursement is claimed for at least the last 3 years, and must meet certain income limits. Applicants must meet all requirements for both base year and reimbursement year. The reimbursement is the difference between the amount of property taxes paid for the base year and the amount paid for the reimbursement year. File form PTR-1 for residents who did not receive a prior year*s reimbursement of Form PTR-2 for residents who did receive a prior year*s reimbursement by March 15th.
ANNUAL PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS
Senior Citizens* Annual Property Tax Deduction: Annual deductions of up to $250.00 from property taxes for homeowners age 65 or older or disabled who meet certain income and residency requirements. This benefit is administered by the local municipality.
Veterans* Deduction: Annual deduction from taxes due on real or personal property paid to qualified war veterans and their unmarried surviving spouses. The deduction is $250.00. This benefit is administered by the local municipality.
TAX ASSESSMENT – NEW CONSTRUCTION – INFO
TAX ASSESSMENT – REVIEW FORM – INFO
TAX APPEAL FILING PROCEDURE & GUIDELINES – INFO