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2020 Senior Freeze Applications

The State Budget for FY2022 has been finalized and there were no changes made to the income limit established in the 2020 eligibility requirements.

The State of NJ began mailing approved 2020 payments on July 15, 2021.

There is still time to file your application. The deadline to file is November 1, 2021. See How To Apply for application information.

Homestead Benefit Program

The Homestead Benefit program provides property tax relief to eligible homeowners. For most homeowners, the benefit is distributed to your municipality in the form of a credit, which reduces your property taxes. The current application issued is for tax year 2018.

Applications for those who meet the eligibility requirements have been mailed/emailed out as of the end of September. Be sure to call in your reply or reply online before their deadline on November 30, 2021.  You can check https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/homestead/geninf.shtml for more info. 


​​      Tax Assessor

                 Joseph Ferraris                  Phone: (973) 383-3812

      Tax Collector

​                 Leah Korver                        Phone: (973) 383-1692
















  • Tax Payment Information
    • Mail
      • Hampton Township, c/o Leah Korver, 1 Rumsey Way, Newton, NJ 07860
    • Drop off
      •  Hampton Township Municipal Building Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00am-4:00pm
      • May also be placed in the brown drop box next to the main entrance after hours
        • 1 Rumsey Way, Newton, NJ
    • Checks -  made payable to "Hampton Township".
    • Include all tax stubs for taxes you are paying and a return envelope for any papers you wish returned


  • Taxes are due
    • February 1
    • May 1
    • August 1 
    • November 1
    • Taxes not paid by November 11 are subject to tax sale
    • Hampton Township does permit a 10 day grace period


  • Please be advised:  
    • State of New Jersey does not allow the Tax Collector to acknowledge postmarks when you mail your tax payment
    • Taxes must be received in the office on or before the 10th of the month taxes are due
    • Failure to receive a tax bill does not exempt you from paying your taxes or the interest due on delinquent taxes.
    • Tax Collector is not responsible for any tax payment that is lost through the mailing process  
      • If by chance your taxes get lost in the mail, you are still responsible for the tax payment and any interest incurred. 
    • Check your Payments were received
      • Check  status of your taxes online
      • Call the tax collector to check to make sure your tax payment has been received.
    • You have until May 1 to appeal your taxes


  • TAXPAYERS PLEASE BE AWARE!
    • It has come to the attention of the Sussex County Board of Taxation that there is false solicitation being distributed throughout Sussex County in the form of a pink postcard. 
    • For more information please click here