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Tax Collector

The Tax Collector is responsible for the collection of taxes levied on all properties in Brick Township.  These include municipal government taxes, public school taxes, county government taxes, library, open space and fire district taxes.

The Tax Collector for Brick Township is Jo Anne Lambusta, CTC.  Ms. Lambusta has been an employee of Brick Township since 1984 and has served as the Tax Collector since 1989.  She currently serves as the President of the New Jersey Tax Collectors and Treasurers Association of New Jersey.

The Tax Collector's Office is open Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm.  You can reach the Tax Collector's Office by phone at 732-262-1021 or by email by clicking here.

For any questions regarding your Assessment please contact the Tax Assessors Office directly at 732-262-1069.

Tax Due Dates

Property tax payments are due on the first day of February, May, August and November.  There is a 10-day grace period after which interest is applied in accordance with New Jersey State Law.  Interest is calculated at 8% on the first $1,500 past due and 18% for any amount over $1,500.

Tax Bills

The Tax Collector mails out tax bills once a year in late June or early July.  New bills are not mailed when there is a change in ownership.  You must contact the Tax Collector's Office for a duplicate bill.  There is a $5 fee for duplicate bills.  You may review your account information on the Tax Inquiry.  Taxpayers whose mortgage company handles property tax payments will receive an advice copy of their tax bill.  Please note that failure to receive a bill does not exempt you from paying taxes or the interest due on delinquent taxes.

Paying Taxes

Taxes can be paid in person, through mail, through automatic withdrawal or by credit card.  In person payments can be made Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm in the Brick Township Municipal Building, 401 Chambers Bridge Road.  In-person payments can be made with cash or check or money order made payable to Township of Brick.  There is also a drop box available in the Municipal Building.  For mailed payments, please note that the payment must be received by the 10th of February, May, August or November to avoid statutorily mandated interest.  Postmarks are not accepted.  Also, the Tax Collector is not responsible for lost or delayed mail.

Paying Taxes by Credit Card

Taxpayers can pay their property taxes with credit cards through the Official Payments Corporation.  You can contact Official Payments online by clicking here or by calling 1-888-2paytax.  The jurisdiction code for Brick Township is 4045.  Please note that Official Payments charges individuals a fee to use their service.

Paying Taxes Through Direct Withdrawal

You can pay through automatic withdrawal from your bank account.  Please fill out an authorization form and mail it or fax it to the Tax Collector's Office.  The fax number is 732-477-3746.  You can download the authorization form by clicking here.

Tax Sale

Tax sale is the enforcement of collections against a property by placing a lien against the property for all outstanding municipal charges due at the end of the calendar year.  Municipal charges include but are not limited to taxes, water charges, sewer charges, special assessment charges, added/omitted assessments and property maintenance charges.

The Tax Sale for 2013 and prior delinquencies is scheduled for Tuesday, March 25, 2014.  All payments received by the Tax Collector after February 14, 2014 MUST include the cost of sale and MUST be in the form of cash, certified check or money order.  In order to avoid being published in the newspaper, payment MUST be received by the Tax Collector's Office no later than the close of business on Friday, February 14, 2014.

The 2014 Tax Sale List is now available here

Any person wishing to bid on a tax lien should download a Tax Sale Bidder Packet 

 

Property Tax Inquiry

To view your property taxes or taxes on any other property, please visit the Township's Property Tax Inquiry by clicking here.

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