3RD QTR 2020 TAXES

 

PROPERTY TAXES, REFUSE & SEWER ARE DUE AUGUST 1, 2020.  GRACE PERIOD ENDS 8/10/2020. PAYMENTS RECEIVED AFTER 8/10/2020 WILL ACCRUE INTEREST BACK TO 8/01/2020.  POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

MAIL

PAYMENTS MAY BE MAILED TO BOROUGH OF BOUND BROOK, ATTN: TAX OFFICE, 230 HAMILTON STREET, BOUND BROOK, NJ  08805.  PLEASE ALLOW 4-5 DAYS TO ARRIVE IN THE MAIL.

ONLINE

PAYMENTS MAY BE MADE ONLINE ON THE BOROUGH WEBSITE https://boundbrook-nj.org/ UNDER THE HEADING ONLINE PAYMENT CENTER.  BE SURE TO CAREFULLY ENTER YOUR BANKING/CREDIT CARD INFORMATION CAREFULLY TO AVOID ANY ACCOUNTS BEING REJECTED.

LOCK BOX

PAYMENTS MAY BE PUT IN THE LOCKED DROP BOX LOCATED IN THE BACK PARKING LOT INSIDE THE DOUBLE DOORS.  PLEASE PUT YOUR PHONE NUMBER ON YOUR CHECK AND IN AN ENVELOPE.  PAYMENTS LEFT IN THE LOCKBOX AFTER 4:00 PM WILL BE POSTED THE NEXT DAY.

ONE DAY IN-PERSON COLLECTION

ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 2020 ONLY WE WILL ALLOW RESIDENTS TO MAKE CASH ONLY PAYMENTS FROM 9:00-12:00 PM.  YOU WILL LINE UP IN THE FRONT OF THE BUILDING FOLLOWING SAFE DISTANCING GUIDELINES.  RESIDENTS WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE BUILDING ONE AT A TIME TO MAKE YOUR CASH PAYMENT FOR 2020 3RD QTR TAX, REFUSE & SEWER.  ALL RESIDENTS MUST WEAR PROTECTED MASKS OR THEY WILL NOT BE ALLOWED INSIDE THE BUILDING.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE TAX OFFICE AT 732-356-0833 Ext. 636 OR 637.

Finance Office

The Finance Office is responsible for the receipt and disbursement of all municipal funds.

All revenues are recorded by the finance office and all purchases made by borough departments must first be approved by the finance office.

The Chief Finance Officer, works closely with all department heads to ensure compliance with fiscal and purchasing laws as set forth by the State of New Jersey Division of Local Government Services as well as the administration of each department’s respective budget.  CFO assists the Mayor and Council in preparation of the annual budget.

In addition to revenue collection and purchasing, the Bound Brook Finance office is responsible for employee payroll and pension benefits.

Veteran’s Exemption on Income Taxes

Office of the Municipal Tax Collector

The Tax Collector performs a wide range of duties including preparation and mailing of annual tax, refuse and sewer bills, posting and processing all tax payments, providing a variety of reports that reflect accurate collection and enforcing all State Statues regarding the collection of taxes.

Taxes are due on the 1st of February, May, August and November with a grace period extending to the 10th of each quarter. If the 10th falls on a weekend or legal holiday, you have until the next business day to make payment.  Once the grace period has passed, interest will be charged back to the due date.  The State of New Jersey does not allow the tax collector to acknowledge postmarks.  Taxes must be received in the collector’s office on or before the 10th.  Payments are posted on the day that they are received in our office.

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Make Checks Payable to:  Borough of Bound Brook

OR Click Below to Pay Online

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Tax Programs available:

Senior Citizens Annual Property Tax Deduction-Annual deduction of $250.00 from property taxes for homeowners age 65 or older or disabled who have been in their home since October 1st of the pretax year, and whose income is less than $10,000/year, after a permitted exclusion of one of the following:

  • Social Security Benefits
  • Federal Gov’t Retirement/Disability Pension State, County
  • Municipal Government Pension

 

Veteran Deduction-Annual deduction of $250.00 from property taxes for qualified war veterans and their unmarried surviving spouses who have been in their home as of October 1st of the pretax year. Forms are available in the Tax Collector’s and Tax Assessor’s office.

 

Property Tax Relief Programs-Information about the Homestead Rebate or Property Tax Reimbursement (Tax Freeze) may be found on https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/relief.shtml or you can contact the Tax Office.


Finance Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Contact Information:
Fax: 732-356-3662

Acting Chief Finance Officer
Hector Herrera
732-356-0833 x631

Tax Collector
Cindy Griffith
732-356-0833 x636

Finance Clerk
Jodi Schneider
732-356-0833 x637