Tax Relief Programs

New Jersey (NJ) Property Tax Relief Programs

The State of New Jersey has instituted several rebate programs regarding property taxes. To view complete details on the tax rebate programs, view the NJ Division of Taxation website.

The State also offers a yearly $250 senior citizen deduction, disabled person deduction, and veteran's deduction. For more information visit the Tax Assessor's Department page.

NJ ANCHOR Program - New 2022

The Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) program has replaced the Homestead Benefit program. Benefits are paid by check/direct deposit to qualified applicants.  Please visit the state website for more details.

NJ Homestead Benefit (Replaced by the ANCHOR program in 2022)

  • 2018 Homestead benefits were applied to 2nd quarter 2022 taxes.
  • 2017 Homestead Benefits were applied to 2nd quarter 2021 taxes.
  • No Homestead Benefit was given in the year 2020 due to the covid-19 pandemic.
  • 2016 Homestead Benefit credits were applied to the 2nd quarter 2019 and 4th quarter 2019 taxes.
  • 2015 Homestead Benefit credits were applied to the 2nd quarter 2018 taxes and 4th quarter 2018 taxes.
  • 2014 Homestead Benefit credits were applied to 2nd quarter 2017 taxes.
  • 2013 Homestead Benefit credits were applied to 2nd quarter 2016 taxes.
  • 2012 Homestead Benefit credits were applied to 2nd quarter 2015 taxes.
  • No Homestead Benefit was given in the year 2014.
  • 2011 Homestead Benefit credits were applied to 3rd quarter 2013 taxes.

NJ Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze)

2023 Property Tax Reimbursement (PTR) forms will be mailed to qualified homeowners beginning February 12, 2024. The deadline for filing is October 31, 2024.

  • Packets for first-time applicants (PTR-1) can be printed from the state website.
  • For questions regarding this program please call the State of NJ Property Tax Reimbursement Hotline at 800-882-6597 or visit the state website.