Filing deadline: January 31, 2023.
You are eligible if you met these requirements:
We send notifications that include the property ID and PIN when we begin accepting applications for the filing year. Most notices are sent by mail, but some are sent by email depending on the preference indicated when filing the prior year's application.
Allow two weeks from the date on the mailing schedule to receive the notification by mail or email.
Retrieve your ID and PIN Online
If you filed a 2018 Homestead Benefit last year for the same property you owned and occupied on October 1, 2019, access the online ID and PIN application to get your ID and PIN.
I cannot retrieve my ID and PIN online and it’s more than two weeks from the mailing schedule
If these circumstances exist, you may not claim an ANCHOR benefit for 2019:
You are not eligible for a benefit for a vacation home, a "second home," or a property you owned and rented to someone else. If you owned more than one property in New Jersey, only file the application for the property that was your main home on October 1, 2019.
If you were a resident shareholder of a cooperative housing complex or you owned a condominium and you paid property taxes on the unit, you are considered a homeowner for purposes of applying for the ANCHOR benefit. You are not considered to be living in a multiple-unit property. Answer no to the multi-unit question when filing.
If you were a resident of a continuing care retirement community and your continuing care contract required you to pay the proportionate share of property taxes attributable to the unit, you are considered a homeowner for purposes of applying for the ANCHOR benefit. You are not considered to be living in a multiple-unit property. Answer no to the multi-unit question when filing.
What You Need to File
You will need the assigned Identification Number and PIN of your principal residence (main home) you owned and occupied on October 1, 2019, to file by phone or online. Also, be prepared to provide your:
You will also be asked if: