PROPERTY TAX AND SEWER PAYMENTS
2023 Final and 2024 Preliminary bills were mailed September 6, 2023.
The 4th Quarter 2023 tax payments are due November 1, 2023.
** The Township is closed on Friday, November 10th in honor of Veterans Day. Therefore, a ten day grace period applies up to and including ** November 13, 2023.
Commercial Properties 2nd 2023 sewer installment was due August 1, 2023 with a thirty day grace period up to and including August 30, 2023.
1) ELECTRONICALLY AT WEBSITE
2) Drop Box: outside the back of building on the wall to the left of the door used to come upstairs
3) Mail or bring to: Cranford Township, 8 Springfield Avenue
4) Schedule through your bank's online billpay
Please allow mail travel time if paying via mail or online bill pay.
Auto Debit Program Information and sign up forms accessed via link below, and must be submitted to our office by the first of the month before payments are due.
STATE RUN PROPERTY TAX REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAMS (MORE DETAILS UNDER QUICK LINKS ON LEFT OF SCREEN)
PROPERTY TAX REIMBURSEMENT / SENIOR FREEZE
PTR Tax Verification forms to be completed by the Cranford Township Tax Collector may be brought into the office, mailed to 8 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016, or placed in the drop box. The form will be completed, copied and if not personally brought in, mailed back. Deadline to file the 2022 application with the state is October 31, 2023.
ANCHOR PROGRAM: NOTICE FROM THE STATE OF NJ
The ANCHOR (Affordable NJ Communities for Homeowners and Renters) property tax relief program replaces the Homestead Benefit program. 2019 ANCHOR Information was mailed by the state on or around September 26, 2022. Deadline for filing is December 30, 2022. Upon qualification and approval, you will choose to receive these benefits either as check or direct deposit.
2023 SEWER BILLING
2023 Sewer bills were mailed in February. Residential properties receive a bill for the year payable in one installment due May 1. Commercial properties will remain having a two installment option due May 1 and August 1.
PROPERTY TAX ACCOUNT INFORMATION
Online Payment screens allow you to access up to date information about your property tax account:
1) Payment history 2) Assessed value 3) Current Bill
If you have any questions please call the Cranford Tax Office 908-709-7229 or 908-709-7230.