North Hanover Township
Burlington County, NJ




Tax Collector

Mary Picariello, C.T.C., CMR
609-758-2522 Ext 225
Fax: 609-758-3016

The Tax Collector’s hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  (Evening hours are no longer available)

News and Notices from the Tax Collector:

Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement):

The Division of Taxation has begun mailing applications for the 2017 Senior Freeze (Property Tax Reimbursement) to senior citizens and disabled residents who may be eligible for the program. The deadline for filing the applications is October 31, 2018. 

Senior Freeze

• To ask questions: 1-800-882-6597 (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except State holidays)

• To check the status of a filed application: 1-800-882-6597

• To listen to information or to order an application: 1-800-882-6597

• In-person assistance at Taxation Regional Information Centers (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except State holidays):

• Online Information:


Text Telephone Service (TTY/TDD) for Hearing-Impaired Users: 1-800-286-6613 or 609-984-7300

Taxation email address for Senior Freeze and general tax questions: 

The Property Tax Reimbursement (Senior Freeze) Program, now in its 19th year, reimburses qualified applicants for the property tax increases they incur each year.  Applicants must continue to meet all income eligibility and residency requirements and must file an application each year.



New Jersey homeowners will soon receive their 2015 Homestead Benefit applications.  The Division of Taxation will be mailing applications, for Burlington County, on September 26, 2017.  Please do not call the Division about a missing application until at least one week following the expected delivery date.  The Division will send emails with instructions for downloading the 2015 application packet to homeowners who requested electronic applications.  Most homeowners will receive their 2015 benefit payment as a credit on a future property tax bill.  Deadline for filing a Homestead application is Thursday, November 30, 2017. 


·         Owned and occupied a home in New Jersey that was their principle residence on October 1, 2015.

·         Had New Jersey gross income for 2015 that was not more than $150,000 for homeowners who were 65 or older or disabled and $75,000 for homeowners who were under age 65 and not disabled.

·         The home was subject to local property taxes and the 2015 property taxes were paid.

·         Recipient’s permanent legal residence was in New Jersey. 


·         To file applications by phone: 1-877-658-2972

·         To file applications online:

·         To ask questions: 1-888-238-1233

·         In person assistance at Taxation Regional Offices:

·         Online information:

State Homeowner Preservation Finance Program:

 The State of New Jersey has a new program for homeowners who are looking to refinance in order to avoid foreclosure. The program is called THE HOMEOWNER PRESERVATION REFINANCE PROGRAM. For full details about the program you can visit or call 1-800-NJ-HOUSE. The agency will be able to direct you to various stages of all mortgage procedures.

The New Jersey Housing Mortgage Finance Agency has announced the "New Jersey HomeKeeper Program" funded thru a grant from United States Treasury's Hardest Hit Fund. The program offers financial help to homeowners who are in danger of losing their home as a direct result of unemployment or underemployment. It provides assistance in the form of a second mortgage loan whereby the proceeds may be used to cover arrearages and/or an approved amount of the homeowner's monthly mortgage payment, including property taxes, property insurance, and mortgage insurance. Program details are available online at or the toll-free HomeKeeper call center at (855)-NJ-KEEP-1.