2019 Tax Lien Sale
Please be advised: The 2019 Tax Lien Sale for 2018 and prior Municipal Charges will be held on October 24, 2019 at 10:00 am in the Council Chambers of the Jefferson Township Municipal Building, located at 1033 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849. The list of properties on Tax Lien Sale will be published starting 4 weeks prior to the sale.
2019 Final Tax Bills
Final bills for 2019 4th Quarter and 1st and 2nd Quarter 2020 were mailed out September 9, 2019. Tax Rate for 2019 is 2.749%. The second 2016 Homestead Benefit credit, if eligible, is on the 4th quarter tax bill. This credit is the balance of the credit given on the February 2019 tax bill.
2019 Added/Omitted Assessment Tax Bills
Added/Omitted bills will be sent out by October 25, 2019. The amount due is in addition to your normal Tax Bill. If your mortgage company normally pays your taxes, please contact them to find out if they will be paying the additional amount. We will be sending the electronic file to the mortgage companies when it is available.
54:5-6. Unpaid taxes a continuous lien; penalties and costs
54:5-6. Taxes on lands shall be a continuous lien on the land on which they are assessed and all subsequent taxes, interest, penalties and costs of collection which thereafter fall due or accrue shall be added to and be a part of such initial lien.
54:4-64. Delivery of tax bills.
54:4-64. a…(3) The validity of any tax or assessment, or the time at which it shall be payable, shall not be affected by the failure of a taxpayer to receive a tax bill, but every taxpayer is put on notice to ascertain from the proper official of the taxing district the amount which may be due for taxes or assessments against him or his property.