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Tax Collection Division


Please visit the below link for information on New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief Programs.


Tax Sale – December 29, 2021
Sale will conclude at 9am on 12/29/2021

Tax sale will be electronic this year.  All payments must be in by 11/10/21 in order to avoid listing.  Any payment for a tax sale item received after 11/10/21 must be cash or certified check.  View list at www.matawan.newjerseytaxsale.com

The Tax Collector is responsible for the billing, collection and reporting of taxes for all Borough properties.  Property taxes are based on the Assessor's valuation of real property and are levied for the calendar year.  The taxes for the Borough, regional school district and county purposes are combined into one that is apportioned on the tax bill by rate and amount for taxpayer information only.

Matawan Borough participates in an accelerated tax sale which will conclude on December 29, 2021. Any property with a tax or special charge balance as of November 10, 2021 is eligible for this sale.  To avoid this sale, you must have all balances paid in full no later than December 20, 2021. For a listing of all parcels, delinquencies and costs, along with bidding instructions, please visit https://matawan.newjerseytaxsale.com  after November 20, 2021. Information can be viewed free of charge.

Matawan Borough's tax rate for 2021 is as follows:

County Tax                                  $   .227

County Open Space                         .027

County Health Budget                      .005

Regional School                              1.641

Local Municipal                                 .784

Local Library                                     .033

Total Rate for 2021                    $ 2.717 per $100 of assessed value

Taxes are due the first of February, May, August, and November and must be received in our office no later than the 10th calendar day.  Interest will start calculating on all accounts that remain open after the 10th calendar day of month due.  Interest is calculated at 8% per annum for balances under $1500 and 18% per annum for balances over $1500.

Any account with a $10,000 balance as of December 31st, will incur an additional 6% penalty.  Please keep in mind, the Borough of Matawan participates in the accelerated tax sale program, therefore, any property with a tax, water or sewer balance as of November 11th, will be subject to tax sale by year's end.

Deductions are available for senior citizens, disabled persons, veterans, widows of veterans and permanently and totally disabled veterans.  Please contact our office for the qualifications and application.

You can contact us at:

732-566-3898 x609 or by writing us at

201 Broad Street
Matawan, NJ  07747

Our offices are located at this location.

Payments are accepted in person, regular mail, and express mail.  You can pay by credit card by visiting www.officialpayments.com for a convenience fee.  Please visit this site for additional payment information by credit card.


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