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

important notice!  
The grace period for the payment of the third quarter 2022, due august 1, 2022, has been extended until september 2, 2022.

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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