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2013 Homestead Benefit
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2013 Homestead Benefit Application Filing Deadline Extended to December 31, 2015
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How Homestead Benefits Are Paid
Credit on Property Tax Bill.
Most homeowners get a credit. Your tax collector will issue you a property tax bill or advice copy reflecting the amount of your benefit.

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

Payment Calculation
Your homestead benefit is based on your:

  • 2013 New Jersey gross income,
  • 2013 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, 2013),
  • 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: Wednesday, 10/28/15

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