We have a ten-day grace period on all quarters. Payment must be received in office (no postmark) by the 10th of the month due. 

The Tax Collector's Office is located on the 2nd floor of the Municipal Building, 1225 Route 31 South, Suite 411, Lebanon, NJ 08833. The office is open from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Image of road side and green fieldsThe employees in the Tax Collector's Office are:

Title                    Name                          Telephone

Tax Collector   Patti Centofanti       (908) 735-8800 x213

The fax number for this office is     (908) 735-7027.

After Closing: There is "drop box" located to the right of the front entrance of the Municipal Building for payments made after hours.

Also, if we are not available, feel free to leave voicemail, and we will be happy to return your call during normal business hours. Please include your name, block and lot, physical address of the property in question and, of course, a phone number where you can be reached during office hours. You can also email .

Make Checks Payable to: Township of Clinton Tax Collector

Mailing Address: 1225 Route 31 South, Suite 411, Lebanon, NJ 08833
Office Location: 2nd Floor

Rate History:

 Taxing entity  2021  2020   2019 
 County Tax   0.338  0.336 .0.332
 County Library  0.033  0.033  0.033
 County Open Space  0.033  0.033  0.032
 Local School District  1.257  1.226  1.192
 Regional School   0.618  0.633  0.637
 Municipal Tax  0.434  0.414  0.405
 Municipal Open Space  0.020  0.020  0.020
 TOTAL  2.733  2.695  2.651

Taxes are Due: 

February 1st    (1st Quarter)

May 1st            (2nd Quarter)

August 1st        (3rd Quarter)

November 1st (4th Quarter)

Grace Period: 10 days (to the 10th of the due month)

Interest Rate: 8% on the first $1500.00 and 18% on all delinquencies thereafter.

6% Year End Penalty on all balances (including interest) over $10,000.00 as of 12/31

Billing: Taxes are billed once a year after all budgets are approved, generally the end of June. Added assessment bills are sent in October. Added assessment bills are for improvements made after October 1 of the pretax year and before September 30 of the current year.

Sewers: Clinton Township Sewerage Authority, Meliss Paulus, Clerk 735-5026

Sewers payments to: 79 Beaver Avenue, Suite 5, Clinton, NJ 08809
Questions regarding expenditures of school, county or municipal taxes should be addressed to the following:

County Board of Freeholders: (908) 788-1102 (Includes County Taxes, Country Library & County Open Space) District School Board: (908) 735-4145 (Includes Spruce Run, Patrick McGaheran and Round Valley)

Regional School Board: (908) 735-5191 (North Hunterdon High School)

Municipal Taxes: (908) 735-8800 (Finance Department, includes Municipal Taxes and Open Space)




New Jersey's Property Tax Relief Hotlines:

Property Tax Reimbursement

  • 1-800-882-6597
  • Form PTR-1 (or PTR-2 if reimbursement was received the previous year).
Homestead Rebate InfoLine
  • 1-800-323-4400 (within NJ) or
  • 609-826-4400 (anywhere)
  • Form HR-1040 (and Form NJ-1040, if required)
NJ SAVER Rebate Hotline

For further information on these and any other tax relief programs check the State of website here  

You may address any questions regarding these programs in writing to:

New Jersey Division of Taxation

Taxpayer Services Branch
PO Box 900
Trenton, NJ 08695-0900

**The Municipal Tax Office does not have any of the above-mentioned State forms.


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Last updated: 7/14/2021 8:58:04 PM