Veteran Information

Posted on December 9th, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL VETERANS AND THEIR SURVIVING SPOUSES

On **November 3, 2020, an amendment to the State Constitution was approved by ballot vote. This amendment provides that an honorably discharged veteran residing in the State of New Jersey, or their surviving spouses no longer need to serve during a specific war period or other emergency to receive the annual $250 property tax deduction.

Honorably discharged veterans and their surviving spouses can access the application at the below link:

https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/vss.pdf

Please provide a COPY of following as proof of qualification for this deduction:

VETERAN DEDUCTION

  1. Copy of Form – DD214
  2. Copy of New Jersey Driver’s License

WIDOW OF A VETERAN in addition to the above

  1. Copy of the Veteran’s Death Certificate

If you have any additional questions or need assistance in completing the application, please contact the assessor’s or collector’s office @ 856-461-1460 or via email at ctc@3.239.225.228