Tax Collector

Tax Collector – Maria Schiano Branson
t – 856-456-0750 ext 104

taxcollector@brooklawn-nj.com

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Second Wednesday of every month open till 7:00 p.m.

Taxes are due and payable on the first of February, May, August and November. The Borough of Brooklawn allows a 10-day grace period. When the 10th falls on a weekend or holiday the grace period will be extended to the next business day. Interest on late payments is calculated at 8% for the first $1,500 and 18% on all amounts over $1,500. A 6% penalty is also added for all delinquent charges over $10,000. 

A lock box is located at the front of the Municipal Building and can be used to drop off payments for taxes and water/sewer. This box is checked during business days and only once daily @ 8:30 am. If dropping payment off during business hours, please make your payments directly to the tax office.

Deductions for Senior/Disabled:

  • Annual deduction of up to $250 from property taxes for homeowner's age 65 or older and/or disabled persons who meet certain income residency requirements is available through the Borough.

Veterans Deduction:

  • Annual deduction of $250 from property taxes for qualified veterans and unmarried surviving spouses is available through the Borough.

NJ Property Tax Relief

Homestead Rebate Program:

Property Tax Reimbursement Program:

Comparison of tax rates for the last five years:  

 

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

County Tax

.733

.744

.676

1.156

1.080

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