Belleville Town Hall, 1st Floor
152 Washington Avenue
Belleville, NJ 07109
Phone: (973) 450-3342
Fax: (973) 759-9418
TAX COLLECTION INFORMATION AND DUE DATES
- Tax Due Dates: February 1, May 1, August 1, November 1
- Evening Hours: First Monday in each tax quarter – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
- Taxes due on the first of each quarter with a 10 day grace period and interest retroactive to the first, interest calculated at 8% on first $1500 and 18% in excess of 1500.00.
- There is a 6% year-end penalty for delinquencies over $10,000.00.
- Payments accepted by cash, check or money order only.
- When paying by check or E-check, you must include your block and lot number.
- The tax office does not use an account number system.
- Please include a self addressed stamped envelope with your payment if you require a receipt.
- When ownership of property changes, the tax bill should be forwarded to the new owners.
TAXES ARE VALID WITH OR WITHOUT POSSESSION OF A HARDCOPY OF A BILL.
PAY PROPERTY TAX BILLS ONLINE
You can view/pay property tax/water bills online by clicking on the image below or by selecting the “PAY BILLS ONLINE” horizontal menu item at the top of this page.
Please be advised that the following convenience fees are associated with the use of this online system:
If you pay by ACH or E-check (i.e., direct payment from your personal checking account), there is a $1.05 convenience fee.
If you pay by Visa personal debit card, there is a $3.95 convenience fee.
The fee for ALL OTHER DEBIT AND CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS will be approximately 2.95% (2.95 PERCENT) of your TOTAL BILL.
Please note that THESE CONVENIENCE FEES ARE NOT COLLECTED BY NOR DO THEY GO TO THE TOWNSHIP – rather these fees are a consequence of the business relationship between a given resident and their respective financial services provider.
DROP BOX - GROUND FLOOR OF TOWN HALL
The Tax Collector takes pride in announcing that the Township of Belleville now provides a drop box in the lobby of the Town Hall on the ground floor – between the police department and the main building – for those who are making tax and water payments by check only. Residents can now make payments in a secure protected environment without waiting in line and prime time parking issues.
Please enjoy the convenience!
SEARCH NEW JERSEY PROPERTY TAX RECORDS
New Jersey Property Tax List Search
This search engine allows individuals to utilize, view and print assessment records which must be annually submitted to the Division of Taxation. These records are contained in assessment lists filed annually by the Assessor to the County Board of Taxation on or before January 10.
Please Note: Any changes, such as ownership transfer that occur after the Tax List is certified will not be reflected on this file.
SENIOR PROPERTY TAX FREEZE - PTR
Senior Property Tax Freeze Program
You may be eligible for a reimbursement of the difference between the amount of Property Taxes you paid in the base year and the amount paid in the year for which you are applying. If you are 65 or older or are receiving Federal Social Security Disability Benefits, have lived in NJ at least 10 years as a homeowner or renter, and have lived in and own your home you may be eligible for the Senior Freeze Program. Click on the link above or call the number above to get more information.
SENIOR CITIZEN DEDUCTIONS - PD-5
VETERAN'S PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTION CREDIT
Veteran’s Property Tax Deduction Credit
Eligible US Veterans and surviving spouses can use the form below to receive a $250 annual credit towards their property tax bill.
- All payments are by cash, check or money order only.
- You must include your water account number with all check payments.
- Please include a self addressed stamped envelope with your payment if your require a receipt.
- A final water meter reading is required before property changes ownership. Please provide new owner information as soon as possible after closing date.
WATER SHUT-OFF PROGRAM IN EFFECT EVERY MAY-OCTOBER.
Garage sale permits are $10.00 for three consecutive days and residents are permitted to have two (2) per year. In the event of bad weather, the rain dates will be on next consecutive weekend.
The Garage Sale Permit form may be downloaded here: Garage Sale Permit Form
Local Property Tax Forms
The following forms can be viewed in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. PDF formatted documents contain the same text as the original printed documents. To view PDF formatted documents, you must have Acrobat Reader, which is available free from Adobe. Click the link to download the newest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader now!
Please note that some pages contained within the Instruction Packet and Forms measure 8 1/2″ x 14″. When printing please use either the “Shrink to Fit” option or change the paper size to Legal in the Printer Setup option.
|A-1||Petition of Appeal||85K|
|A-1 Comp. Sales||Comparable Sales Analysis Form (For use with A-1: Petition of Appeal Form)||302K|
|AA-1||Added/Omitted Petition of Appeal||88K|
|AFR||Application for Full Reassessment Program||56K|
|AFR-A||Application For Annual Reassessment Program||119K|
|AMSPTD||Active Military Service Property Tax Deferment Application||164K|
|CRES||Application for Certification of Renewable Energy System(s)||29K|
|CITT-1||Controlling Interest Transfer Tax||205K|
|CITT-1E||Statement of Waiver of Transfer Tax||85K|
|CNC-1||Certification of New Construction/Improvements/Partial Assessments||33K|
|CNC-2||Itemized Listing/Supplement to Form CNC-1||53K|
|CNC-3||Certification of New Construction/Improvements/Partial Assessments – Fire District||210K|
|C.O.E.D.V.S.S.E.||Certification of Eligibility to Continue Receipt of Disabled Veterans’ Real Property Tax Exemption||64K|
|C.P.||Request for Compliance Plan||75K|
|DRWS||Disaster Relief Data Collection Worksheet||73k|
|D.V.S.S.E.||Claim for Property Tax Exemption on Dwelling House of Disabled Veteran or Surviving Spouse/Surviving Civil Union Partner/Surviving Domestic Partner of Disabled Veteran or Serviceperson||61K|
|E/A-1||Application for 5 Year Exemption/Abatement for Improvement, Conversion or Construction of Property under C.441, P.L. 1991||196K|
|E.O.Z.-1||Application for Real Property Tax Exemption for Certain Contaminated Real Property||8K|
|FA-1||Application for Farmland Assessment (This form must be printed on legal size paper)||516K|
|FA-1 G.S.||Supplemental Farmland Assessment Gross Sales (For use with FA-1: Application for Farmland Assessment)||274K|
|F.S.||Further Statement of Non-Profit Organization Claiming Property Tax Exemption||202K|
|FSS||Claim For Property Tax Exemption For Automatic Fire Suppression Systems||281K|
|HWP||Certification for loss in Assessed Value of vacant land reported by Tax Assessor and certification by County Tax Board of aggregate decline in True Value due to Highlands Water Protection Act, P.L. 2004, Chapter 120.||13K|
|I.S.||Initial Statement of Non-Profit Organization Claiming Property Tax Exemption||67K|
|N-RDF||Non-Residential Development Fee Certification/Exemption||213K|
|PD-4||Notice of Disallowance of Claim for a Real Property Tax Deduction on Dwelling House of a New Jersey Resident Senior Citizen, Disabled Person, or Surviving Spouse.||72K|
|PD-5||Revised Annual Post-Tax Year Income Statement of Qualified NJ Resident Senior Citizen, Disabled Person, or Surviving Spouse/Surviving Civil Union Partner Required to Continue Receipt of Real Property Tax Deduction on Dwelling House||40K|
|P.T.D.||Claim for Real Property Tax Deduction on Dwelling House of Qualified NJ Resident Senior Citizen, Disabled Person, or Surviving Spouse/Surviving Civil Union Partner||64K|
|PT-10||Return of Tangible Personal Property for Local Exchange Telephone Co. (For use only by Verizon, United Telephone Company of New Jersey, and Alteva)||75K|
|PTD-SI||$250 Real Property Tax Deduction Supplemental Income Form||12K|
|RTF-1||Affidavit of Consideration for Use by Sellers||108K|
|RTF-1EE||Affidavit of Consideration for Use by Buyers – Used by grantees for real property transfers classified as “Class 2” residential; “Class 3A” farm property (regular); “Class 4A commercial” and any other property transferred with it to the same grantee; and cooperative units, for consideration in excess of $1,000,000 for an amount equal to 1% of the entire consideration amount.||78K|
|RTF-3||Claim For Refund – Realty Transfer Fee||27K|
|RTF-4||Filing of Protest of Fee Assessment||20K|
|RTF-8||Affidavit of Consideration (Statement of Prior Mortgage, Leins, or Encumbrances) for Sheriff’s Deeds||23K|
|S.R.||Status Report for Historic Site Real Property Tax Exemption||213K|
|Supp. Dvsse/Vss||Supplemental Form for Peacekeeping Missions/Operations||76K|
|U.E.Z.||Application for Real Property Tax Abatement for Residential Property in an Urban Enterprise Zone||10K|
|V.S.S.||Property Tax Deduction Claim by Veteran or Surviving Spouse/Surviving Civil Union Partner/Surviving Domestic Partner of Veteran or Serviceperson||59K|
|V.N.D.A||Notice of Disallowance of Claim for Veteran’s Property Tax Deduction/Disabled Veteran’s Exemption||46K|
|WD-1||Woodland Data Form (This form must be printed on legal size paper)||72K|