Monday - Friday
8:30 - 4:30

908-766-3000
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166 Mine Brook Road
Bernardsville, NJ, 07924

Tax Collector

The Tax Department is responsible for the billing, collection, reporting, and enforcement of taxes within the municipality. In addition, we also bill, collect, and report sewer user fees for the properties connected to the public sewer.

Payments online

Residents may view their property tax and sewer accounts and easily submit a convenient online payment. Click below and find your property by location or name, then choose Taxes or Utilities.

Direct debit authorization

The Borough also offers residents a method to automatically pay their Property Tax and Sewer Bills by authorizing a direct debit from a checking account. Download the required forms using the link below and submit them in person at the Tax Window or by postal mail.

Tax Collector's Email List

If you would like to receive an e-mail reminder prior to the due dates for each tax and sewer installment, please use the controls below, or send your name, property location and e-mail address to lroberson@bernardsvilleboro.org

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Sign up for email reminders from the Tax Collector when property tax and sewer payments are due.

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Tax Rates

All rates are per hundred dollars of assessed value.

  • 2018 - 1.991
  • 2019 - 2.038
  • 2020 - 2.104
  • 2021 - 2.098
  • 2022 - 2.056

For information on the Homestead Benefit Program contact the Division of Taxation at: 1-888-238-1233 or use the link.

For information on the Property Tax Reimbursement Program, also known as the Senior Tax Freeze and PTR Program, please contact the PTR Hotline at: 1-800-882-6597 or follow the link.

FAQs

When are taxes due?

The Borough of Bernardsville is a calendar year municipality and tax bills are generally mailed in June/July of each year.

The tax bill contains valuable information, such as the assessed value of your property, the annual tax rate, the legal description of your property, and state aid.

The tax bill contains four payment stubs: Third Quarter: Due August 1st (covers July, August & September) Fourth Quarter: Due November 1st (covers October, November and December) First Quarter: Due February 1st (covers January, February & March) Second Quarter: Due May 1st (covers April, May and June) There is a ten day grace period for payment of taxes, with all payments due in the tax office no later than the 10th of the month when they are due. Interest will be charged at a rate of 8% per annum on the first $1,500 of delinquency and 18% on any balance over $1,500. a 6% year end penalty will be charged to any account with a balance of $10,000 and over on 12/31.

Department Details

Tax Window 
Borough Hall
166 Mine Brook Road

Hours 
Monday-Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm


 

Tax Collector
Leslie Roberson, CTC
lroberson@bernardsvilleboro.org
P: 908-766-3000 x121

Cashier/Asst. to the Tax Collector
Christine Tseles
ctseles@bernardsvilleboro.org
P: 908-766-3000 x110

    Pay Taxes and Sewer Bills Online
    Tax Due Dates
    1 Feb
    Taxes Due (Q1)
    Date 02/01 2023
    1 May
    Taxes Due (Q2)
    05/01 2023
    1 Aug
    Taxes Due (Q3)
    08/01 2023
    1 Feb
    Taxes Due (Q1)
    02/01 2024
    1 May
    Taxes Due (Q2)
    05/01 2024