Tax Collection

The next quarterly taxes are due November 1, 2022. The last day to pay without interest is November 10, 2022. Any payment received after 4 PM on Thursday, November 10th in the Tax Collection Office (900 Leonardville Road) or by 4 PM online will accrue interest from the statutory due date of Tuesday, November 1st and additional Tax Sale costs and fees which cannot be waived. Only certified funds, cash, or money orders will be accepted at that time. All other payments will be returned. Please go to the Online Tax Sale tab for additional information.

Want to mail a payment? Please mail it to 1 Kings Highway, Middletown NJ, 07748.

Want to pay in person or place a payment in our drop box? Visit the Tax Collection Office.

Want to pay online? Visit www.middletownnj.org/taxpayment. There is a third-party fee for all payments made through the website.

Bills are mailed only once a year. This bill should be given to the new owner or their paying agent upon sale or exchange of this property. A charge will be imposed for a duplicate tax bill. 

If you recently paid off your mortgage and now pay property taxes directly to the Township, the advice copy of the tax bill should be used for payment.

Any questions concerning your assessment or change of address should be directed to the Tax Assessor. The Collector is responsible for the billing and collection of taxes only.

Tax payments are due quarterly. Quarterly Tax Payment AlertsThe dates are as follows:

  • February 1
  • May 1
  • August 1
  • November 1

There is a 10-day grace period unless the last day to pay falls on a weekend or holiday. The grace period is then extended to the next business day. The last day to pay without interest is by 4:00 PM on the last day of the grace period.

Payments received after the 10-day grace period will be considered delinquent and subject to interest (N.J.S.A. 54:4-66). For the November quarter, due to the accelerated tax sale, payments received after 4:00 PM on November 10 must be made by bank cashier check or money order.

Read the New Jersey Property Taxpayers' Bill of Rights. (PDF)

  1. Tax Bill
  2. Preliminary and Final Taxes
  3. Tax Relief Programs
  4. Online Tax Sale

Bills are mailed only once a year. This bill should be given to the new owner or their paying agent upon sale or exchange of this property. A charge will be imposed for a duplicate tax bill. 

If you recently paid off your mortgage and now pay property taxes directly to the Township, the advice copy of the tax bill should be used for payment.

Taxpayers are urged to read all the information contained on the front and the back of their tax bills.  Please note that according to N.J.S.A. 54:4-64 failure to receive a tax bill does not invalidate the tax due; it is the PROPERTY OWNER'S responsibility to ascertain from the proper official (Tax Collector) the amount due.