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The Municipal Building is open to the public. In order to accommodate the community during this uncertain time, a drop box is still located outside the front door of the Municipal Building. Kindly allow sufficient time for processing.   NO CASH PLEASE!
 Annual billing will be mailed the last week in July.  AUGUST QUARTER WILL BE EXTENDED.

 

 

Welcome to the Tax Collector's Office


The Tax Collector's office is responsible for the billing and collection of all property taxes. Your tax bill includes the funds for the County, County Open Space, School District, Fire District, Municipal, and Municipal Open Space.

The Office is staffed with a full time collector, three full time clerks. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Look up or pay taxes Property Taxpayers' Bill of Rights Property Tax Relief Information


After Hour Payments: After hour payments can be made by placing payment in the mail box located in the Police Department lobby within the Municipal Building. Please do not leave cash payments in the mail box.

Tax Payment Due Dates and Interest: Taxes are due and payable on the 1st day of February, May, August and November. Deptford Township allows a ten day grace period, if payment made after the grace period, interest starts to accrue back to the 1st day of the due date month.

Interest on late payments is calculated at a rate of 8% for the first $1500 delinquent and all amounts over are calculated at 18%. There is a 6% year end penalty if delinquent taxes are over$10,000 as of December 31st of current year.

Tax Sale: Tax Sale is held once a year. If a property has prior year(s) delinquency in taxes, water, sewer or property maintenance, the property will go to Tax Sale if not paid on or before the tax sale start time. Tax sale will be advertised in a local paper, four consecutive weeks before tax sale date and posted in five (5) places within the Township of Deptford.

Deductions On Property Tax: A $250 deduction is available on property taxes for any qualifying Senior, Disabled Person, Surviving Spouse of Senior or Disabled Person, Veteran and Widow of Veteran. Applications are available in the Tax Collection Office or Gloucester County Tax Assessor’s Office. For further details on qualifications please contact the Gloucester County Tax Assessor’s Office at (856) 307-6445.

To receive a deduction on your water/sewer, you must qualify for the deduction on your taxes. For further information on water/sewer deductions, please call the Deptford Township Municipal Utilities Authority at (856) 415-1111.

Contact Us

Phone: (856) 845-5300 
Fax: (856) 845-2039 

Fran IIiadis, Tax Collector 
Ext. 2255

Louise Danenhower, Assistant Tax Collector 
Ext. 2252

Judy Ruiz, Tax Clerk
Ext. 2251

For General Correspondence:
taxoffice@deptford-nj.org