Pennsauken Tax Collector

Daniel O'Brien, Jr., Tax Collector

Karen Dunn, 856.665.1000 ext. 118

Patricia D. Huerta, 856.665.1000 ext. 119

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


IMPORTANT NOTICE

The third quarter taxes due August 1, 2015, will have an extended interest free grace period through August 31, 2015. All payments received after the grace period ends will be charged interest retroactively to the due date.


UNDERSTANDING YOUR 2015 TAX RATE

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Municipal: These are the monies that fund your entire Pennsauken municipal services: police, fire, EMS, public works, recreational programs, parks, playgrounds, street lighting, municipal buildings and operations, all Township salaries, etc.

County & Open Space: This amount is levied by the Camden County Freeholders for all county services and preservation of county open space.*

School District: This is for payment of your portion of the school budget.*

Solid Waste Collection: These monies cover the cost of collecting and disposal of your trash and recycling program.

Public Library: The cost of running and maintaining the Pennsauken Free Public Library.

*The Pennsauken Township Committee does not determine these amounts, but is obligated by law to collect these monies and turn them directly over to these agencies.


General Information

Tax bills are sent out once a year during the summer.

Each bill mailed has two parts: a Final Tax Bill for the year that the bill is mailed; and a Preliminary Tax Bill for the following year. The Final Tax Bill and The Preliminary Tax Bill each have two payment stubs for a total of four payment stubs per bill.

The due dates on the payment stubs are August 1, November 1, February 1, and May 1.

Added assessments / Omitted assessment bills are mailed in October.

Under New Jersey statute, it is the property owner's responsibility to make sure that the property taxes are paid when due, even though the owner may not have received the tax bill. A bill is not necessary to make a payment.

If you have a change in a mailing address, please contact the Assessor's office 856.665.1000 ext. 115.

Payments

Address payments to:

   Pennsauken Township Tax Office
   5605 N. Crescent Boulevard
   Pennsauken, New Jersey 08110

If when paying by mail you would like to receive a receipt, please, when mailing payment enclose the tax bill along with a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Interest and Penalties

If payment is not received by the end of the grace period usually the 10th of the month taxes are due, then interest will be charged back to the due date.

The interest rate for the first $1,500 of delinquency is 8%. The interest rate for the delinquency over $1,500 until the account becomes current is 18%.

A delinquency on the 31st of December in excess of $10,000 will be charged an additional 6% year-end penalty.

Tax Sale

Every municipality in the State of New Jersey is required to hold a tax sale for unpaid real estate taxes and other municipal charges. In Camden County, the CCMUA is included in the municipal tax sale.

The next tax sale will be advertised in the print version of the Courier Post.

Senior Citizen Deduction and Veteran Deduction

The Senior Citizen and Veteran Deductions are state programs that are administered by the local Assessor and Tax Collector.

To email the Tax Office click here.

For more information, contact the Tax Assessor's Office at 856.665.1000 ext 115.

Important Links

CCMUA: 856.541.3700

Camden County Register of Deeds: 856.225.5300

Fair Homeowner Rebate: 888.238.1233

Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission: 856.663.0043

Office of Sheriff: 856.225.5470

Pennsauken Sewerage Authority: 856.663.5542

Property Tax Reimbursement Program: 877.225.1312

State of New Jersey, Department of the Tresaury, Division of Taxation