Tax Collector/ Utility Billing

Welcome to the Tax Collector’s office. We strive in our office to provide all taxpayers courteous, experienced and prompt service.

*The Tax Collector is responsible for the collection of taxes levied on all properties in Margate. These include Municipal, county, library, school, health and open space taxes. The Tax Collector is also responsible for billing and collecting water and sewer.

*Property tax bills are mailed once a year in July and contain four quarterly payment coupons.

*Property taxes are due on February 1st, May 1st, August 1st and November 1st. There is a 10-day grace period after which interest is applied in accordance with New Jersey State Tax Law N.J.S.A. 54:4-66.

* NJSA 54:4-66 states: Failure to receive a tax bill does not exempt you from paying taxes or delinquent interest on taxes, it is the property owner’s responsibility to ascertain from the proper official (Tax Collector) the amount due.

*Payments may be made by mail, online or in person. A drop box is located to the right of the main door at 9001 Winchester for after hours payments. To make a payment online please go to our website and choose “Pay a bill”. You may also register your accounts to schedule future payments. Fees apply.

*If you make a payment using “bill pay” from your bank, please realize it is not electronic and allow 14 days for delivery, WE DO NOT ACCEPT POST-MARK.

Scheduling On-Line Payments Now Available! Making your payment online is fast, easy & safe. Register your accounts to make a one- time payment or to schedule future payments. Click “Pay a Bill” on our home page to get started.

Any questions, please feel free to call our office at 609-822-2508.

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Linda Harter 609-822-2508
Tara J Mazza (609) 822-2508