P: (201) 391-4977
F: (201) 391-8830
188 Pascack Rd
Woodcliff Lake, NJ
2021 Tax Rate - $2.190/$100.00
Taxes are due February 1, May 1 August 1 and November 1 of every year with a grace
Period of 10 days unless otherwise stated. Tax installments not paid by the due date are subject to 8% interest on the first $1,500.00 of the delinquency and 18% on any amount in excess of $1,500.00. Also, any delinquency exceeding $10,000.00 at the end of the collection year will be assessed a 6% penalty. Delinquent taxes unpaid for the prior year(s) are included in a tax sale in accordance with New Jersey statutes.
You may mail your payments, drop them off at Borough Hall OR pay online at www.wclnj.com Please place tax payments in a sealed envelope marked “TAX COLLECTOR” with tax stub and check; NO CASH. Include self-addressed stamped return envelope if receipt needed.
Mail payments to:
Borough of Woodcliff Lake
Attn: Tax Collector
188 Pascack Road
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Veteran or Surviving Spouse of Veteran:
Veterans, who were honorably discharged and served in active duty during the following conflicts or wars may apply for a $250 deduction: World Trade Center Rescue & Recovery Operation, Northern/Southern Watch, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Joint Guard Mission-Bosnia and Herzegovina, Joint Endeavor Mission-Bosnia and Herzegovina, Restore Hope Mission-Somalia,Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Panama Peacekeeping Mission, Lebanon Peacekeeping MisSion, Grenada Peacekeeping Mission, Vietnam Conflict, Korean Conflict, and World War II. Dates of Service apply. In order to qualify for the $250 Veteran Deduction you must: Own a residence in Montvale as of October 1 of the pretax year. Be Honorably Discharged from active service and provide a copy of your Discharge Papers and DD-214. Have served in one of the conflicts listed. Application: Here.
100 Percent Permanently Disable Veteran or Surviving Spouse:
Qualified New Jersey Resident War Veterans having certain service-connected disabilities described in law or having been declared totally or 100% permanently disabled by the U.S. Veterans Administration are granted full tax exemption on the dwelling house and lot.
Income Tax Exemption for Veterans:
An annual deduction of $250 from real property taxes on a home which is owned and occupied by a resident of Montvale as of October 1 of the pretax year, is 65 years or older or permanently and totally disabled or is a surviving spouse of a senior citizen or disabled person where income is $10,000 or less, not including social security.
The forms may be accessed by visiting the following links on the State of NJ website:
201.391.4977 Ext 201
The Tax Collector is part time and therefore not in daily, You can leave a message on her voicemail or email and she will respond.
The Tax Department is located in the Municipal Complex at:
188 Pascack Road