Borough of Kenilworth
Tax Collection Department
908-276-5800/5801 � fax 908-276-6050
Office Hours: Monday � Friday, 8:30 am � 4:30 pm
E-mail: [email protected]
The Tax Collection
Department is responsible for the collection of property taxes and special
assessments for the Borough of Kenilworth.� Your property tax bill includes
taxes collected for the
Property taxes are due quarterly: February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1.� Payments can be made in person or by mail.� Payments are processed based on the date we receive it and not the postmark.� Delinquent payments will be applied to interest first and then the principal.� The unpaid principal balance will be considered delinquent and will accrue interest.� Interest ranges between 8% and 18% depending on the outstanding balance.
Interest is waived if payment is received by the 10th of the due date month. �Payments received after the 10th will have interest applied retroactive to the due date of the 1st.
Please remember, we do not honor the postmark.� In addition, delinquent balances on December 31st may be subject to a year end penalty.�
If you receive a tax bill that says �NOT A BILL - FOR ADVICE ONLY�, and you pay your own taxes, please use the �advice only� bill to make payment and notify our office to remove the bank code from your account.�
PLEASE NOTE: Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve you of your obligation to make payments by the various due dates.�� Interest or penalties will apply from the original due date if you are late in making any payment.
You may view your tax account on-line at: PROPERTY TAX ACCOUNTS
If you would like to receive an e-mail reminder notice just prior to the due date of the quarterly property taxes or other special due dates, simply send a blank e-mail to the reminder e-mail address listed above. Send the e-mail from the e-mail address you want to receive the notice on.� You do not need to type anything in the subject line or body of the e-mail.� If you want the notice sent to more than one e-mail account, simply send another e-mail from that second, third or as many accounts as you like.� When a due date approaches, we will simply send out a brief generic reminder message.� There will be no personal information included and it will be sent out as a blind CC e-mail so no one but you will even see the address we are using.� If you no longer wish to receive the reminders, simply send an e-mail to the above address with the word �REMOVE� or �UNSUBSCRIBE� in the subject line.
PLEASE NOTE: Failure to receive the reminder e-mails does not relieve you of your obligation to make payments by the various due dates.�� Interest or penalties will apply from the original due date if you are late in making any payment.
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