West Milford Tax Collector's Office
Our staff always strives to assist taxpayers with courtesy and professionalism.
Throughout this site, you will find helpful information to assist you.
If you need more information, you may contact us at 973 728-2785.
PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS ARE MADE PAYABLE
TO THE TOWNSHIP OF WEST MILFORD
PROPERTY ASSESSMENT CARDS
(GREEN POST CARDS)
MAILED EVERY YEAR JANUARY 31st
THIS POST CARD IS TO INFORM THE HOMEOWNER OF THEIR CURRENT YEAR
ASSESSED VALUE, IF A HOMEOWNER IS NOT HAPPY WITH THEIR ASSESSED VALUE THE CARD
GIVES INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE APPEAL PROCESS.
THIS CARD IN NOT TO BE USED FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES, HOMEOWNERS
SHOULD USE THEIR FINAL TAX BILL THAT WAS MAILED IN JULY.
STATE REBATE PROGRAMS
Please call the numbers listed below for questions, application or status of an application.
File an application 1-877-658-2972
Status of application 1-877-658-2972
Property Tax Reimbursement (Freeze)
Order an application 1-800-323-4400
Status of an application 1-800-882-6597
These rebates are state programs please feel free to contact the State of New Jersey with any questions or concerns.
TAX COLLECTION DATA QUERY
Please go to service click the link click Tax Collection Data Query to look up your property tax information.
DROP OFF BOXES
Residents of The Township Of West Milford, please be advised that new drop off boxes have been relocated to the circle in front of town hall. You now can drive up and drop off your payment. This office is truly sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused some taxpayers.
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ANTI-FORECLOSURE PROGRAMS ALREADY IN EFFECT VISIT THE
NJ HOUSING AND MORTGAGE FINANCING AGENCY
CALL THE HOUSING AND MORTGAGE FINANCE AGENCY (HFMA) AT (609) 278-7400
FOR STATEWIDE FORECLOSURE PREVENTION RESOURCES PLEASE
CALL 1-800-NJ HOUSE
2018 Billing Information
2018 Final tax bills will be mailed on August 8th 2018,the due date to pay property taxes without interest will be extended for 3rd quarter only until September 12th 2018. This will be the last day to pay without interest and includes the 10 day grace periode. Any payment received after September 12th 2018 will be charged interest, interest will revert back to the original due date of August 1, 2018 . November 1st taxes will be due November 1, 2018 with 10 calendar day grace period. If the 10th falls on a holiday or weekend it will be extended to the next business day.
Please be advised that your payment must be in the office by or on the last day to pay property taxes.
POST MARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
Payment must be in the office by the 10th of each quarter unless the 10th falls on a weekend or a holiday then the quarter is extended to the next business day,
any payment received afther the final due date will be charged interest and interest will revert back to the original due date.
Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve the owner from paying property taxes and any delinquent interest that accrues from late payments.
Per N.J.S.A 54:4-64
Homestead credits for 2015 were applied to the second quarter on the 2018 tax bill.
Second half homestead credits for 2015 were applied to the
4th qtr of 2018 tax bill.
IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED YOUR FINAL TAX BILL FOR 2018 LEASE CONTACT THIS OFFICE FOR A DUPLICATE BILL OR A PRINT OUT.
Homeowners, please be advised that if your taxes become delinquent at the end of the year and are over $10,000.00 in delinquencies you will be charged a 6% year end penalty. If you need further information on this please contact this office.
All Homeowners have the option to pay by mail, in person, our office hours are from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday, or use one of our drop off boxes located outside on either end of the parking lot at the circle,one is by the 911 monument and the other is at the opposite end, or pay on-line thru this website
Customer Service 888-770-6030
Any property owner that has utility charges are to
call at 973-764-9708
any payment should be made to Suez.
Emergency contact information
Highlands Operation Office
179 Cahill Cross Road Suite 221
West Milford, NJ 07480
Please be advised that if you use your own bill pay program please change mailing address to the above.
Thank you for your cooperation.