Linda Eliason-Ash, Borough Tax Collector
Carrie Haberstroh, Tax Clerk
Walter Higgins, Tax Assessor
Monday through Friday 9am-4:30pm
All tax payments and correspondence should be mailed to:
Borough of Surf City
813 Long Beach Blvd
Surf City, NJ 08008
2016 Final/2017 Preliminary Tax Bill
Property Tax Bills were mailed on July 25th. Per NJSA 54:4-66.3, August 25, 2016 is the last day to pay the 3rd Quarter 2016 taxes before interest accrues. Payments submitted after this date will accrue interest as of the statutory due date of August 1st.
2016 Tax Rate 1.003
2016 Certified Rate 90.86
Payments can be accepted in person or by mail. Checks should be made payable to Borough of Surf City.
If you are paying through your bank online, include your Block/Lot as your account number.
Please allow enough time for your bank to send the check to our office ( 7 to 10 business days).
To avoid interest, payments must be received in our office by the 10th of the month.
If the 10th falls on a weekend or holiday, the next business day is the end of the grace period.
Return Check Fee of $20.00 for any check or draft returned unpaid for any reason.
For a receipt send stub, check and self-addressed stamped envelope.
For your convenience, a Drop Box for payments is located outside the main entrance of Borough Hall.
Be sure to put your payment and tax stub in a sealed envelope before placing it in the Drop Box.
Taxpayer Change of Address Request
Please click on the blue tab at the bottom of this section to print the form.
Form may be returned in person or mailed to the Borough.
Homestead Credit Update
2013 Homestead Credits were applied to the May 2016 property tax bills.
Questions regarding your credit amount should be directed to the NJ Division of Taxation 888-238-1233.
For more information, visit the state treasury website.
2015 Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) Application Deadline Extended
The deadline for homeowners to file their 2015 Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) Application has been extended to October 17, 2016. Please contact the Division of Taxation at 1-800-882-6597
(Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm) with any filing questions.
*Some Deductions have an income limit.
Property Tax Deduction for Veteran, Widow of Veteran, Disabled Veteran:
**Property Tax Deduction for Senior Citizen, Surviving Spouse of a Senior:
**Annual income does not exceed $10,000 after permitted exclusions.
Deduction forms may be obtained by clicking the name of the deduction form below or
from the Tax Collector's Office.
Forms must be submitted in person to the Tax Office.