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Department of
Tax Collector
Located in Borough Hall
176 Park Avenue, First Floor
Department Head: Caryn Miller, Tax Collector
Bernadette Finelli, Tax Cashier
The Tax Collector’s Office is responsible for the billing and collection of taxes.
We are pleased to announce that a Drop Box has been installed at Borough Hall, on the parking lot side of the building. Payments will only be received for the TAX COLLECTOR, BOROUGH CLERK and BUREAU of FIRE SAFETY.
CHECKS ONLY for your safety, NO CASH. Payments received after 4:00 pm will be posted on the next business day and interest, if applicable, will accrue as of that next business day.
It is the property owner’s responsibility to maintain records regarding the payment of property taxes. Receipted tax bills or cancelled checks are proof of payment. Tax bills will not be issued when property ownership is transferred. It is the responsibility of the property owner to be aware of tax payment amounts and due dates. Individuals transferring property are requested to turn over the tax bill to the new owner at time of title transfer.
Quarterly Tax Payments Become Due:
  • February 1
  • May 1
  • August 1
  • November 1
There is a ten day grace period each quarter; up to and including the 10th. Should the 10th fall on a weekend or a holiday, payments will be accepted the next business day without interest. The tax payment must be received within the designated grace period; if a payment is received after the grace period, interest is retroactive to the first day of the quarter. For the correct amount due, please contact our office at 201-460-3005. It is the property owner’s responsibility to maintain records regarding the payment of property taxes. Receipted tax bills or cancelled checks are proof of payment. Tax bills will not be issued when property ownership is transferred. It is the responsibility of the property owner to be aware of tax payment amounts and due dates. Individuals transferring property are requested to turn over the tax bill to the new owner at time of title transfer.
Payments may be mailed to:
Tax Collector – Borough Hall
176 Park Avenue
Rutherford, NJ 07070