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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP - Middle Township property owners are eligible for property tax deductions and exemptions if they are war veterans (or a surviving spouse), senior citizens, or disabled persons (or their surviving spouse). 

Regarding seniors and those that are disabled, the New Jersey Constitution authorizes an annual deduction from the real property taxes on a dwelling house owned and occupied by a person 65 years of age or older or permanently and totally disabled; or the qualified surviving spouse of a senior citizen or disabled person; where annual income is $10,000 or less after permitted exclusions.  To qualify for the annual $250.00 real property tax deduction a claimant must meet requirements of citizenship, property ownership, residency, income, timely application and age or disability or widowhood.   

For Veterans, Surviving Spouses of Veteran or service person, the New Jersey Constitution authorizes an annual deduction from the real property taxes levied on real and personal property owned by qualified war veterans and their surviving spouses.  To qualify for the annual $250.00 real property tax deduction a claimant must meet requirements of citizenship, residency, active wartime service in United States Armed Forces, honorable discharge, real or personal property ownership, timely application and surviving spouse where warranted.

If you believe you are eligible, contact the Middle Township Tax Assessor’s office at (609) 465-8726.   

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