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Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze)
2014 Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility requirements, including income limits, and benefits available
under this program are subject to change by the State Budget.

You may be eligible for a 2014 reimbursement if you met all the following requirements:


Age/Disability


  You (or your spouse/civil union partner) were:

  • 65 or older as of December 31, 2013; or
  • Receiving Federal Social Security disability benefits (not benefits received on behalf of someone else) as of December 31, 2013, and December 31, 2014.

Residency

  You lived in New Jersey continuously since December 31, 2003, or earlier as either a homeowner or a
  renter.


Home Ownership


  Homeowners.
You owned and lived in your current home since December 31, 2010, or earlier.

  Mobile Home Owners. You leased a site in a mobile home park where you placed a manufactured
  or mobile home that you own since December 31, 2010, or earlier.


Property Taxes/
Site Fees


  Homeowners.
You paid the full amount of the property taxes due on your home:

  • For 2013 by June 1, 2014, and
  • For 2014 by June 1, 2015.

  Mobile Home Owners. You paid the full amount of mobile home park site fees due:

  • For 2013 by December 31, 2013, and
  • For 2014 by December 31, 2014.

Income Limit


  Your total annual income (combined if you were married or in a civil union and lived in the same
  home) was:

  • 2013 — $84,289 or less; and
  • 2014 — $85,553 or less.

To apply for a reimbursement file an application (Form PTR-1 or PTR-2) on or before June 1, 2015.

Note: For 2013 the State Budget limited reimbursement payments to certain applicants. Only those applicants whose 2012 income did not exceed $82,880 and whose 2013 income did not exceed $70,000 were eligible to receive reimbursement payments for 2013, provided they met all the other program requirements. The State Budget may apply similar limitations for 2014.

Eligibility requirements, including income limits, and benefits available
under this program are subject to change by the State Budget.

Last Updated: Monday, 01/26/15



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