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Information Regarding Senior Freeze & Tax Credit Info for New Jersey Residents

Senior Freeze: Property Tax Relief for Seniors and Disabled Persons


The Senior Freeze property tax reimbursement program provides eligible seniors and disabled persons with reimbursements for property tax or mobile home park site fee increases. Applicants must be 65 or older as of December 31, 2022, or receiving federal Social Security disability benefits by that date. Applicants must also have owned their home by December 31, 2019 and have paid all property taxes for 2022 and 2023. The household income cap for the 2023 benefit is $163,050.

The application deadline for the 2023 benefit is October 31, 2024.

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Your Family's Earned Income Tax Credit Could Be Worth up to $2,972


Eligible New Jersey taxpayers can receive a substantial refundable credit through the State's Earned Income Tax Credit (NJEITC). Many miss out on an average of $826, in addition to federal credits.

For 2023, credits reach up to $2,972 for families with three or more dependents. Requirements include NJ residency, a Social Security number, and meeting federal EITC criteria.

Don't leave money on the table. File your NJ-1040 and check your eligibility at Free tax help is available for those who qualify.

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