Senior Freeze / Homestead Benefit Programs

The Division of Taxation began mailing the 2020 Senior Freeze Property Tax Reimbursement applications to eligible senior citizens and disabled residents the week of February 15, 2021. The deadline for filing applications is November 1, 2021. 

In order to receive a Verification of 2020 Property Taxes, please call or email our office at avassallo@rivervalenj.org or klombardi@rivervalenj.org  201-664-2346 ext. 1001/1002.

If you have any questions about the Senior Freeze programs or Homestead Benefit Programs, please call:

Senior Freeze: 
• To ask questions or to order an application: 1-800-882-6597
• To check the status of a filed application: 1-800-882-6597
• To listen to information: 1-800-323-4400
• In-person assistance at Taxation Regional Information Centers: www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/organization/ts-regional.shtml
• For details and to check eligibility online: https://www.nj.gov/treasury/taxation/ptr/index.shtml

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Homestead Benefit (for questions by homeowners): 
• To file applications by phone: 1-877-658-2972
• To file applications online: www.njtaxation.org
• To ask questions: 1-888-238-1233
• In-person assistance at Taxation Regional Information Centers: www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/organization/ts-regional.shtml
• Online information: www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/homestead/geninf.shtml