Chief Financial Officer
Certified Tax Collector
PTR (Senior Freeze) Application Mailing
The Division of Taxation has begun mailing applications for the 2015 property tax reimbursement (Senior Freeze) to senior citizens and disabled residents who may be eligible for the program. The deadline for filing the applications is June 1, 2016. The Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze) Program, now in its 18th year, reimburses qualified applicants for the property tax increases they incur each year. Applicants must continue to meet all the income eligibility and residency requirements and must file an application each year to receive the reimbursement.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MUNICIPAL TAX COLLECTOR
Inform and billing for the amount of
taxes due from each taxpayer
Cooperates with the local Tax Assessor, the County Board of Taxation and other financial authorities.
Responsible to receive payments of taxes and account for them.
Reporting periodically activities in order to keep municipal governing officials and citizens aware of the state of the municipal finances.
Responsible for the initiating and following the procedures for the enforcement of timely payment of taxes by taxpayers.
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NEW JERSEY PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MUNICIPAL CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Assists the governing body in the preparation of the
Assists the governing body in the preparation of the annual budget
Supervise the posting and maintenance of the books of original entry of all funds
Compliance with NJ Local Bond Laws, Local Budget Laws, Financial Affairs Law, Local Public Contracts Law and Community Affairs
Supervise the preparation of monthly reports to the Treasurer, Tax Collector and investments
Compliance with the directives of the Department of Community Affairs and Division of Local Government Services
Compliance with Audit requirements
Supervision of petty cash and change funds
Preparation and signing of Annual Financial Statements, Annual Debt Statement and Supplemental Debt Statements
Custody of all public funds
End of fiscal year reports of all expenditures and revenues
Supervision over the maintenance of separate accounts for all municipal budget appropriations
Suggest recommendations for better management of municipal finances