State of New Jersey Tax Relief Programs

Five Deductions are allowed by NJ State Statutes: Senior Citizens, Surviving Spouses of Qualified Senior Citizens, Veterans, Veterans Widows/Widowers and Disabled Persons. Information regarding application forms and qualifications may be obtained by contacting the Tax Collector's Office

New Jersey Property Tax Relief Programs:

The State of New Jersey provides information regarding these programs at their website

Property Tax Reimbursement "Senior Freeze" - PTR:

2022 Senior Freeze Program is now available - File your application by October 31, 2023
To check the status of a filed application 1-800-882-6597  You can now file your application online with the State of NJ.
Website link:       

ANCHOR Program:

The Homestead Benefit program has been replace with the "Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR)" This program provides property tax relief to New Jersey residents who owned or rented their principal residence (main home) on October 1, 2019, and met the 2019 gross income limits. (Homeowners $250,000 and Renters/Tenants $150,000)
You may click this link for more information:
Website Link:  ANCHOR Program:       

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Downloadable Forms:

Disabled Veterans Exemption

Senior/Disabled Tax Deduction

Veteran Tax Deduction