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Tax Collection


 

   973-625-8300  ext. 273    
 973-627-7260    
 Certified Tax Collector    
 Anne Marie Hopler    
 Office Hours 8-4 M-F    
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Billing Information
  • Property tax bills are mailed once a year in July and contain four quarterly payments.
  • A charge of $5.00 will be made for a duplicate bill.
  • The bill should be given to a new owner or his paying agent upon sale or exchange of the property. A charge may be imposed for a duplicate bill.
Payment Information
  • Taxes are payable quarterly on the first days of February, May, August and November. Any taxes remaining unpaid by the 11th day of February, May, August or November are subject to interest.  Payments must be made on or before the due date to avoid interest charges. Postmarks are not accepted; payment must be in our office by the end of the grace period.
  • Make checks payable to Township of Denville
  • We accept cash, personal checks, or money orders only. Credit cards are not accepted.
  • Taxes paid by check are subject to collection. A fee of $30.00 will be charged for all returned checks.
  • Mailing Address:
    Township of Denville - Tax Collector
    1 St. Mary's Place
    Denville, NJ 07834
Interest on Delinquent Payments
  • Delinquent payments are subject to interest at the rate of 8% per annum on the first $1,500.00 of the delinquency and 18% per annum on any amount in excess of $1,500.00 payable from the tax due dates.
  • A penalty of 6% will be charged on any delinquency in excess of $10,000.00 if not paid by the end of the fiscal year.
Receipts
  • Remittance requiring receipt: include the entire tax bill with a self addressed stamped envelope.
  • Remittance not requiring receipt: detach the appropriate stub and mail with your check; the canceled check will be your receipt.
  • For after hours payment, there is a drop box by the entrance to the building.
Preliminary and Final Taxes
  • This bill covers the first and second installments for the current year, which is an estimated figure based on one half of the taxes for the prior year.
  • An adjustment to conform to the tax rate for the current year will be made on the tax bill for the second half of the year in accordance with Title 54:4-64 Revised Statutes 1937.
Appeals
  • Current year taxes - All appeals must be filed with the Morris County board of Taxation, Hall of Records, in Morristown, New Jersey, on or before April 1.
  • Forms can be obtained by writing to the County Board of Taxation.
  • Appeals for Added and Omitted Assessment must be filed before December 1st.
Assessments
  • The Collector does not make assessments.
  • Questions concerning valuations should be addressed by the Tax Assessor.
Tax Sale
  • All prior year balance for taxes, water, sewer and special assessments are subject to Tax Sale.
  • Tax Sale is held annually usually in the Fall (Oct. or Nov.).
  • If prior year balances remain unpaid at the time of tax sale, this could result in a lien being placed on your property.
  • The bill should be given to a new owner or his paying agent upon sale or exchange of the property. A charge may be imposed for a duplicate bill.
Special assessments
  • Assessments for Sewer are also billed annually through the tax office according to the due date which is established by an Ordinance being passed to a confirmed amount due for each property that is improved by that line.