EXTERNAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE NOTICE
IMPORTANT TAX FREEZE PROGRAM CHANGES
For those residents over the age of 65 and living in the same home for at least three years (other qualifications apply) the Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze) income eligibly amount has been revised and some Metedeconk Lakes Residents previously unqualified could in effect “freeze” their property taxes.
Information and application forms are scheduled to be sent out by the state to possibly eligible seniors in January. If you do not receive these papers by January 15th call the hotline number 1-800-882-6597. The deadline for this application is March 31st, 2009.
Other qualifications for eligibility apply. For detailed information on eligibility and answers to questions you may have go to go to the web site shown below.
I spoke to the people in Trenton with regards to the issues of concern due to recent changes in Jackson tax adjustment activity. There are two items that may at first appear to complicate matters.
For the External Affairs Committee
Rich Despins - 732-928-7674