Monday - Friday
8:30 - 4:30
201-391-5700
12 Mercedes Drive
Montvale, NJ 07645
Due to COVID-19, there are many modifications to schedules, events, and more. Please visit Montvale.org/Virus for updated information.

Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order No. 130, the Borough of Montvale has extended the second quarter property tax grace period until June 1, 2020

Second Quarter property taxes are due on May 1, 2020. However, the grace period has been extended to Monday, June 1. Payments MUST BE RECEIVED on or before June 1 in order to be processed without penalty. Payments received on June 2nd or later will be considered late and interest will revert back to May 1.

The Borough continues to have bills to pay, including multi-million dollar payments to the County and the Local and Regional School Districts. These payments do not stop during the current pandemic. Because of this, we would encourage those that are currently able to pay on time to please do so. It is important that we continue to have revenue coming into the Borough to meet our obligations.

For your convenience, a dropbox is located curbside by the main entrance of the Library. You may also pay online through the borough website at www.montvale.org, or you can mail your payment to the Borough at 12 Mercedes Drive, attn: Tax Collector.

If you would like your bill returned stamped PAID, please enclose your entire bill with payment and include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

As always, if you have any questions please email Fran Scordo, Tax Collector at fscordo@montvaleboro.org

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Taxes are due February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1 of every year with a grace period of 10 days unless otherwise stated. A new drop box is located outside of the main entrance of the library at 12 Mercedes Drive. This drop box is to be used for tax payments only. Checks only. NO CASH. Payments placed in the drop box will NOT be processed until the next business day.

Veteran or Surviving Spouse of Veteran:

Veterans, who were honorably discharged and served in active duty during the following conflicts or wars may apply for a $250 deduction: World Trade Center Rescue & Recovery Operation, Northern/Southern Watch, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Joint Guard Mission-Bosnia and Herzegovina, Joint Endeavor Mission-Bosnia and Herzegovina, Restore Hope Mission-Somalia,Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Panama Peacekeeping Mission, Lebanon Peacekeeping MisSion, Grenada Peacekeeping Mission, Vietnam Conflict, Korean Conflict, and World War II. Dates of Service apply. In order to qualify for the $250 Veteran Deduction you must: Own a residence in Montvale as of October 1 of the pretax year. Be Honorably Discharged from active service and provide a copy of your Discharge Papers and DD-214. Have served in one of the conflicts listed. Application: Here.

100 Percent Permanently Disable Veteran or Surviving Spouse:

Qualified New Jersey Resident War Veterans having certain service-connected disabilities described in law or having been declared totally or 100% permanently disabled by the U.S. Veterans Administration are granted full tax exemption on the dwelling house and lot.

Income Tax Exemption for Veterans:

New for Tax Year 2019. You are eligible for a $6,000 exemption on your Income Tax return if you are a military veteran who was honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances from active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States by the last day of the tax year. Your spouse (or civil union partner) is also eligible for an exemption if he/she is a veteran who was honorably discharged or released under honorable circumstances and you are filing a joint return. This exemption is in addition to any other exemptions you are entitled to claim and is available on both the resident and nonresident returns. You cannot claim this exemption for a domestic partner or for your dependents. Learn more on the State of NJ website. 

Senior Citizen, Disabled Person & Surviving Spouse:

An annual deduction of $250 from real property taxes on a home which is owned and occupied by a resident of Montvale as of October 1 of the pretax year, is 65 years or older or permanently and totally disabled or is a surviving spouse of a senior citizen or disabled person where income is $10,000 or less, not including social security.

The forms may be accessed by visiting the following links on the State of NJ website: 

https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/pdf/other_forms/lpt/ptd.pdf

 

https://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/lpt/lpt-seniordeduction.shtml



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