What are the duties of the Tax Collector?
• Collection of Taxes, Sewers, Liens and other fees imposed by Ordinance.
• Reconciliation of State Reports and Municipal Account.
• Maintaining rapport w/ residents and lending institutions.
The Phillipsburg Tax Office Staff consists of a Tax Collector and Account Clerks, who can be reached at 355 or 310.
To see a specific property's tax history, click here: TAX INQUIRY
Our Business Hours:
|Monday - Friday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|
|Property Tax Due Dates:
|Sewer Due Dates:
|You always have a 10 day grace period after each tax and sewer due date.
If the 10th day falls on a weekend, you have until the following business day.
Tax Deduction Programs:
Tax Collector's Office Information:
Office Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm
The Tax Collectors Office is responsible for billing and collecting all taxes and sewer rents, as well as other accounts receivable.
For Information on Property Tax Liens, Please Call: (908) 454-5500 x 307
Collection Hours for Tax and Sewer: 8:00am to 4:30 pm
If the money is escrowed by a lending institution for tax payment, it is the responsibility of the homeowner to have the institution send to the Tax Office the correct bank code.
If any property is refinanced or sold to another lending institution, it is the agency's responsibility to provide to the Tax Office the new bank code.
When a mortgage is satisfied, please contact the tax office for the removal of the bank code.
If you have any questions regarding any aspect of tax collection, please call the office and our staff will assist you.
For Information on Sewer Billing, Please Call: (908) 454-5500 ext. 310 or 355.
Open Public Records Act
P.L. 2001, CHAPTER 404
N.J.S. 47:1A-1 et seq.The Legislature finds and declares it to be the public policy of this State that:
All records shall be accessible
Government records shall be readily accessible for inspection, copying, or examination by the citizens of this State, with certain exceptions, for the protection of the public interest, and any limitations on the right of access accorded by P.L.1963, c.73 (C.47:1A-1 et seq.) as amended and supplemented, shall be construed in favor of the public's right of access;…
To see the entire OPRA law, click here: OPRA
To obtain public records from the Town of Phillipsburg, the OPRA form (download the PDF file below) must be completed and submitted to the appropriate department.
Cost of Document Copies:
State Statute NJSA 47:1A-2 sets forth the following costs for copies of documents requested through the Town Clerk's office:
.05 cents/page letter size
.07 cents/page legal size
Town of Phillipsburg OPRA Form: PDF File