Borough of Pitman, NJ

Tax Collector

Office Hours are Monday - Friday, 8am to 4pm

Tax Collector:  Elizabeth Ruhl

Phone # 856-589-3522
Fax #     856-589-6833
Clerk's Office
Comparison of Tax Rates

Last 6 Years 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Local Purpose Tax: .991 1.009 1.008 1.010 1.012 1.012
Local School Tax: 2.378 2.443 2.493 2.549 2.617 2.664
County Tax: .671 .671 .674 .689 .721 .725
County Open Space: .044 .042 .043 .043 .044 .045
Municipal Library Tax: .035 .035 .035 .035 .036 .037
Total: 4.119 4.200 4.253 4.326 4.43 4.483


Taxes are due and payable on the First of February, May, August and November. The State of NJ allows a 10-Day grace period. When the 10th falls on a weekend or holiday the grace period will be extended to the next business day. Interest on late payments is calculated at 8% for the first $1,500.00 and 18% on all amounts over $1,500.00. A 6% year end penalty is also added for all delinquent taxes over $10,000.

A lock box is located in the vestibule of the Municipal Building and can be used to drop off payments for Taxes and/or Water/Sewer. This box is checked during business days only once a day at 8:00am only. If dropping payment off during business hours, please drop off in person at the counter.

Deductions for Senior/Disable

Annual deduction of $250.00 from property taxes for homeowner's age 65 or older and/or disabled persons who meet certain income residency requirements is available through the Borough.

Veterans Deduction

Annual deduction of $250.00 from property taxes for qualified veterans and unmarried surviving spouses is available through the Borough.

NJ Property Tax Relief                                

Program Webpage CLICK HERE!

Homestead Rebate Program

  • To file applications by phone: 1-877-658-2972
  • To file applications online and for more information CLICK HERE!
  • To ask questions: 1-888-238-1233 (Homeowners) or 1-609-292-6400 (Tenants)
  • To check status (Amount) of a filed rebate application: 1-877-658-2972
  • Taxation e-mail address for rebate questions CLICK HERE!

Property Tax Reimbursement/Relief Program

  • To ask questions: 1-800-882-6597
  • To check the status of a filed application: 1-800-882-6597
  • To listen to information or to order an application: 1-800-323-4400
  • Online information for Tax Relief program CLICK HERE!
  • Online information fore Tax Reimbursement program CLICK HERE!
  • TTY Equipment Users: 1-800-286-6613 or 1-609-984-7300

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