We are committed to protecting the privacy of New Jersey's taxpayers. Below you will find topics related to maintaining privacy and securing sensitive information.
If you browse this website, read pages, or download information such as forms, publications, or press releases, we collect and store certain information about your visit. This information does not identify you personally. The following information about your visit is automatically collected and stored:
We use this information for statistical purposes to help us understand how visitors are using our services and to improve the content of our website. For example, by tracking how many people visit the website, when they visit, and the pages they visit, we can better determine the kind of information visitors want and need. By tracking visitor software, such as the browsers they are using, we can avoid using features that visitors cannot view or use. This information is not stored with your tax account information and is not part of your tax records.
If you log on to one of our interactive services that require you to enter personal information, the personal information that you submit to us is captured to enable you to conduct business with the New Jersey Division of Taxation, such as filing or paying taxes, and accessing your account history.
If during your visit to our website, you voluntarily send personal information, the information will be collected and stored. Examples of personal information include:
We use your e-mail to respond directly to you to address issues you identify in your e-mail. Survey information is used to improve Division services to you. Information from online forms is used for the purposes requested.
We have taken steps to safeguard the submission of information and prevent unauthorized access to information maintained. These security measures are designed to prevent corruption of data, to block unknown or unauthorized access to our systems and information, and to provide reasonable protection of private information.
In certain instances, you will have the opportunity to receive or create a password or PIN number to access or submit personal information. You should not divulge the password or PIN number to anyone (unless you are authorizing that person to access your account information, for example, your accountant or tax preparer) and we will never ask you for the password or PIN number in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail. When you are finished with those applications which are password or PIN protected, you should exit the page.
We are required by N.J.S.A. 54:50-8 to treat all records and files as confidential information. Any information we acquire, including information collected electronically on this website, is subject to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 54:50-8. We do not share information with any other agency except as required by N.J.S.A. 54:50-9.