TAX COLLECTOR'S OFFICE INFORMATION
Calls regarding Tax / Sewer billing will be accepted during regular business hours, Monday thru Friday.
CALL US WITH ANY QUESTIONS: 609 522-4845
FINAL/PRELIMINARY tax bills are mailed once a year after the TAX RATE is established.
-Taxes are due and payable quarterly on the first of February, May, August and November. There is a 10-day grace period for each quarter. If payments are made after the grace period interest will be charged as of the due date. Sewer due dates are January, April, July & October always on the 15th of the month.
-Tax bills are mailed once a year (normally July). If you have a mortgage company escrowing for taxes and they do not receive a copy of the tax bill from the Tax Office it is the owner’s responsibility to see that they get a copy.
-Interest will be charged at the rate of 8% per annum up to $1500.00 of the delinquency and 18% per annum over $1500.00 until taxes are current.
- To receive a receipt for a payment, please include the entire tax bill with a stamped self-addressed envelope. Otherwise, detach the appropriate stub and mail with your check. The canceled check will be your receipt.
-A $20.00 check fee applies on all checks returned from the bank
-If you do not receive a bill, please contact the Tax office immediately for the amount owed. A taxpayer is not exempt from paying interest penalty on taxes if they do not receive a bill. (R.S. 54:4-64) Please make sure you update your mailing address with the Tax Collector.
If you have a mortgage company escrowing taxes, contact them immediately regarding delinquencies.
Properties included in the tax sale will be advertised in the Atlantic City Press newspaper prior to the week of the sale. If a property is included in our tax sale, a lien will be placed against the property. You must contact our office for a redemption statement.
SOLDIERS AND SAILORS' CIVIL RELIEF ACT OF 1979
NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE
If you are the owner of a property in West Wildwood and on active duty in the military service, the Tax Collector should be notified immediately.
Your property is protected by the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief act of 1979.
Your property is protected from tax sale and tax sale foreclosures and the rate of interest on delinquent payments is lowered to 6 %.