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Tax Collector

The Tax Collector’s Office is responsible for the collection of property taxes and sewer payments. All Borough receipts are centralized through the Tax Collector’s Office for depositing and reconciliation.


The Office of the Tax Collector is open Monday through Friday between 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. There is also late night hours the first Monday evening of each quarter from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM.


Tax Payments

Tax payments are due February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1 of each year. There is a 10-calendar-day grace period; interest is calculated at 8% on the first $1,500 and 18% thereafter. No discounts are allowed for prepayments.


Fees Charged by Ordinance: Bounced or Protested Checks $20.00, Redemption Statement Fee $50.00 ea. after the 2nd request for same parcel, Duplicate Tax Bills $5.00 each


Checks must be made payable to the Borough of Fairview. Mail bills and checks to:

Borough of Fairview Tax Collector

59 Anderson Avenue

Fairview, NJ 07022


Online Payments

Pay your property taxes online here


Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement)

The Senior Freeze Program reimburses eligible senior citizens and disabled persons for property tax or mobile home park site fee increases on their principal residence (main home). To qualify, you must meet all the eligibility requirements for each year from the base year through the application year.


Eligibility requirements, including income limits, and benefits available for all property tax relief programs are subject to change by the State Budget.

-          2023 Applications

o   The NJ Division of Taxation began mailing Seniorn Freeze Applications on February 12, 2024. If you do not receive your booklet by late March, please contact the Division of Taxation.

o   First-time filers or those who must reestablish a base year may print the PTR-1 application and/or instructions.

-          2023 Filing Deadline

o   The deadline for 2023 Application is October 31, 2024

-          2023 Payment Schedule

o   The NJ Division of Taxation will begin issuing 2023 Payments to qualified applicants in July. For more information visit here

For questions, please call 800-882-6597 (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or visit the Division of Taxation page. Online information can be found at the Senior Freeze page.


New Jersey Property Tax Relief Programs


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 10 years, and lived in the home for which reimbursement is claimed for the last 3 years, and must meet certain income limits. Applicants must meet all requirements for both base year (year applicant first became eligible) and reimbursement year.


-          What is the benefit: Reimbursement of the difference between the amount of property taxes paid for the base year and the amount paid for the reimbursement year

-          When to apply: By June 15

-          Payment date: To be mailed on or about July 15


Property Tax Deduction/Credit


Homeowners and tenants who paid property taxes on their principal residence in New Jersey either directly or through rent during the year.


o    What is the benefit? Either: 

o    Deduction from taxable income of the total amount of property taxes paid on principal residence (for tenants, 18% of rent) or $10,000, whichever is less

o    $50 refundable credit

o    How to apply: File Form NJ-1040 (or Form HR-1040 if not required to file an income tax return)

o    When to apply: By April 15 (or extended due date for filing Form NJ-1040)

o    Payment date: NJ-1040 filers: Deduction reduces amount of taxable income (credit reduces amount of tax due) on New Jersey income tax return

For those 65 or older or disabled and not required to file Form NJ-1040: Credit is paid with Homestead Rebate on July 31 provided Form HR-1040 is filed.

Homestead Benefit


For questions by homeowners, please call 800-238-1233 (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) or visit the Division of Taxation page. Online information can be found at the Homestead Benefits Program.


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