NJ Real Estate Tax Rebate Filing Extended to October 31
Category: Tax Law and Planning
In NJ, the state with the most out of control property taxes in the Union, there is a plan known as "NJ FAIR" (I make no comments on the name). The purpose of the program is to give a property tax rebate to home-owners and tenants.
All NJ homeowners should have recently received an package in the mail with instructions for calling in to file for the rebate. The rebate can also be filed online. NJ tenants can file a Form TR-1040, FAIR tenant rebate application, either by paper or online. For more information, residents and tenants should go the the New Jersey Division of Taxation.
You can check the status of your rebate filing online as well.
What will all this filing get you? Anywhere between $200 and $350 if you are under 65, and don't have income greater than $200,000; and between $500 and $1200 if you are over 65, and again don't have income greater than $200,000. See Chart Here.