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Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze)
2014 Eligibility Requirements

The amount appropriated in the State Budget for property tax relief programs may affect eligibility requirements, including income amounts, and benefits available under this program.

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 the extended due date of October 15, 2015. The original due date was June 1, 2015.

Note: The amount appropriated in the State Budget for property tax relief programs affected reimbursement payments for 2013. Applicants were eligible for 2013 reimbursement payments if their income did not exceed $82,880 for 2012 and $70,000 for 2013, provided they met all the other program requirements. The proposed appropriation for property tax relief programs would also affect eligibility for 2014 reimbursements.

The amount appropriated in the State Budget for property tax relief programs may affect eligibility requirements, including income amounts, and benefits available under this program.

Last Updated: Wednesday, 05/27/15



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