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2014 Homestead Benefit
Payment Information

How Homestead Benefits Are Paid
Credit on Property Tax Bill.
Most recipients get a credit on their tax bills. Your tax collector issues you a property tax bill or advice copy reflecting the amount of your benefit. Credits for 2014 appeared on May 2017 Property Tax bills.

Check (or Direct Deposit).You will receive a check (or direct deposit) only if:

Note: Homestead Benefit payments will be released in July 2017 to those individuals who qualify to receive a check or direct deposit. See Updated Homestead Benefit Information for more details on the benefit payment schedule.

Payment Calculation
Your Homestead Benefit is based on your:

  • 2014 New Jersey gross income,
  • 2014 filing status (single; married, filing jointly; head of household; etc.),
  • Age/disability status (whether you were 65 or older and/or disabled on December 31, 2014),
  • Property taxes paid in 2006 on your principal residence.

For information on the calculation of your benefit see:

View information on:  Eligibility  |  How to File  |  FAQ

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Last Updated: Thursday, 05/25/17

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