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File Your Senior Freeze Property Tax Relief Application by October 31

MORRIS COUNTY — New Jersey Senior Freeze program — also known as the Property Tax Reimbursement program — reimburses eligible senior citizens and disabled individuals for increases in property taxes or mobile home park site fees on their principal residence.

Click here for eligibility.

New Jersey Senior Freeze program — also known as the Property Tax Reimbursement program — reimburses eligible senior citizens and disabled individuals for increases in property taxes or mobile home park site fees on their principal residence.

Eligible homeowners are encouraged to file applications online or by phone. However, some homeowners will be required to file a paper application. All eligible tenants can file online or by completing a paper application.

To be eligible, homeowners must have:

  • Been a New Jersey resident; and
  • Owned and occupied a home in New Jersey that was their principal residence (main home) on October 1, 2019; and
  • Paid the 2019 property taxes on their main home; and
  • Had 2019 New Jersey gross income of not more than $250,000.

To be eligible, tenants must have:

  • Been a New Jersey resident; and
  • Rented and occupied an apartment or residence in New Jersey that was their principal residence (main home) on October 1, 2019; and
  • Lived in a unit with its own separate kitchen and bath facilities (if the building had more than one dwelling unit); and
  • Paid rent on their main home, which was subject to local property taxes; and
  • Had 2019 New Jersey gross income of not more than $150,000.

Applicants can choose to receive their benefits either as a check or direct deposit. To learn more about the ANCHOR program, or to file an application, visit the NJ Division of Taxation’s ANCHOR website.

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Frank L. Cahill
Frank L. Cahill
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President of Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town and Chairman of Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board.
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