2013 Homestead Benefit
How Homestead Benefits Are Paid
Credit on Property Tax Bill. Most homeowners get a credit. We anticipate 2013 benefits will appear on May 2016 property tax bills. Your tax collector will issue 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 homestead benefit is based on your:
- 2013 New Jersey gross income,
- 2013 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, 2013),
- 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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