How & When To Pay Your Property Taxes
- Tax payments are due February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1 of each year. There is a 10-calendar day grace period each quarter, however it is important to note that interest accrues from the original due date for any payments received after the 10-calendar day grace period.
- Interest is at the rate of 8% per annum on the first $1500.00 and 18% on the amount in excess of $1500.00.
- When making your payments, if you wish to receive a receipt, the tax bill in it's entirety must accompany the payment.
- If you are mailing in your payment and you wish to receive a receipt, a self addressed stamped envelope should be included with your entire tax bill.
- Your receipt will appear on the reverse side of your bill.
- Make your check payable to the City of Englewood and mail to
- Pay your taxes online
- Tax History Query
- Detaching the stub and submitting it with your check is acceptable, however, the only receipt of payment/proof of payment will be your returned check.
- Submit the entire bill with your check (with or without an envelope) and we will send back the receipted body of the bill and return it to the address on the bill.
- Note: If your address differs from that indicated on the bill, then you need to submit an envelope with the correct address.
- Submit only the amount due. Do not round up or estimate. Please call our office if you do not have the current quarter amount due.
In the event your mortgage company or bank is no longer responsible for your taxes, it is advisable for you to contact this office immediately for up to date records.
NJ Rebate Program Overview
The State of New Jersey has instituted several rebate programs regarding you and your taxes. There are currently four "relief" programs that are being offered through New Jersey State.
- Property Tax Reimbursement
- Homestead Rebate
- NJ Saver
- Property Tax Deduction/Credit
To learn more about these programs go to the NJ Treasury website.
Senior Citizen Deduction
If you were 65 years or older as of December 31st of the pre-tax year you may be eligible for a deduction of $250.00 annually from your gross tax. Please note however that this deduction has an income limitation of $10,000 husband and wife combined. Applications and explanations can be obtained in our office.
If you have served in the armed forces you may be eligible to receive a $250.00 deduction annually from your gross taxes. You may call or visit this office to obtain further information regarding this and any other deductions.
A Tax Sale for unpaid taxes must be completed within one year after the year the charges become delinquent. Tax Sales are scheduled each year by the Tax Collector (usually September) and are advertised in the Press Journal four weeks prior. Tax Sale liens are obtained through a bidding process, however, it does not entitle the successful bidder to rights of the property immediately.
News For New Homeowners
- Tax Bills are mailed out once a year (usually July) containing four stubs: August and November of the current year and February and May of the subsequent year.
- If your mortgage company or bank has escrowed for your taxes, the original bill will be sent to them and the "advice copy" will be sent to you.
- If you do notreceive a bill by mid-July please call our office.
- If your mailing address changes, and you are still to receive a tax bill, please contact this office in writing advising us where all correspondence should now be sent.
Senior Freeze Property Tax Reimbursement
This was a turbulent year. If you forgot to apply for the Senior Freeze property tax reimbursement, don't worry. The deadline has been extended to February 1, 2021. Take advantage of the extra time to get the relief you deserve. Find more information on the NJ Treasury website.