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Tax Collection Division

The State Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) can help you pay arrears for your water and sewer bills. The program may also be able to help address tax liens due to water and sewer arrears. To get more information and apply, go to waterassistance.nj.gov or call NJ211.

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


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.

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. 

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.

Michael J. Schnurr, MPA, CTC

Tax Collector

Borough of Matawan

201 Broad Street

Matawan, NJ 07747

Email: michael.schnurr@matawanborough.com

Phone: 732-566-3898 x609

View and pay your tax and utility bill online at the below link:

Matawan Borough Official Website