Property Tax Reimbursement (Tax Freeze) Program
You must be age 65 or older or disabled as of December 31, 2017. You must have been a resident of New Jersey since at least January 1, 2007. You must have owned and occupied the property as your primary residence since at least January 1, 2014. You must provide a copy of your proof of age.
Income limit for 2017 is $70,000, regardless of marital status. Income limit for 2018 is $70,000, regardless of marital status. Your 2017 taxes must be paid in full by June 1, 2018, and your 2018 taxes must be paid by June 1, 2019+.
Once you are accepted into the program, you must submit the PTR-2 form annually, and then the State of New Jersey mails you a rebate when your taxes increase above your base year. Information is available online. To ask questions call 1-800-882-6597.
To check the status of a filed application call 1-800-882-6597. To hear pre-recorded information or to order an application, please call 1-800-323-4400.
TTY/TDD Services: 1-800-286-6613 or 1-609-984-7300