- 2015 Homestead Benefit
How Homestead Benefits Are Paid
Credit on Property Tax Bill. Most recipients get a credit on their tax bills. Your tax collector issues you a Property Tax bill or advice copy reflecting the amount of your benefit.
Check or Direct Deposit.You will receive a check or direct deposit only if:
Your 2015 Homestead Benefit is based on your:
- 2015 New Jersey Gross Income,
- 2015 filing status (single; married, filing jointly; head of household; etc.),
- Age/disability status (whether you were 65 or older and/or disabled on December 31, 2015),
- Property Taxes paid in 2006 on your principal residence.
For information on the calculation of your benefit see:
View information on: Eligibility | How to File | FAQ
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