Department of Finance
Bureau of Revenue Collections
520 Market Street
City Hall, Room 117
PO Box 95120
Camden, NJ 08101-5120
Phone: 856-757-7003, 7002, 7004, 7134

Tax Billing Update:

Please be advised that upcoming bills will be mailed out on or about Friday, August 5, 2022, and will be due, Tuesday August 30, 2022, without interest. After August 30, 2022 interest will revert back to August 1, 2022. We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

Tenga en cuenta que las proximas facturas se enviaran por correo el viennes 5 de Agosto de 2022 o aproximadamente y venceran el Martes 30 de Agosto de 2022 sin intereses despues del 30 de Agosto de 2022, los intereses volveran al 1 de Agosto de 2022.  Le agradecemos de antemano su paciencia y comprension.

Upcoming Tax Sale:

The City of Camden Announces the sale of its 2021, and prior delinquent Taxes and CCMUA charges through an online auction on Monday, October 24th. For a listing of all available parcels, delinquencies and cost, please visit beginning Friday, September 16th.

Certificate purchasers are herewith advised, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 13:1K-6, that industrial properties may be subject to the “Environmental Clean Up Responsibility Act,” the “Spill Compensation and Control Act(N.J.S.A. 58:58:10-23.11),” and the “Water Pollution Control Act(N.J.S.A. 58:10A-1).” These laws preclude the municipality from issuing a tax sale certificate to any purchaser who is or may be in any way connected to the prior owner or operator of such sites.

Goals and Objectives:

  • To increase the percentage of current tax revenues collected. To decrease the Reserve for Uncollected Taxes appropriation line.
  • To reduce the number of tax liens receivable.

Office Operations:

  • Prepare and mail tax bills within the dates prescribed by law
  • Provide central cashiering for the City of Camden, including taxes and departmental turnovers, posting all payments and receipts in a timely manner
  • Service customer accounts on a daily basis
  • Generate and mail delinquent notices quarterly
  • Enforce the collection of taxes, assessments and utility charges by holding annual tax sales within the time prescribed by law
  • Service outside lien holder accounts-providing a list of subsequent amounts due for payment. Receiving and verifying affidavit of payments from outside lien holders
  • Request the return of Tax Lien Certificates stamped for cancellation for all redeemed liens. Upon the receipt of the redeemed Certificates, return redemption amounts to the outside lien holders
  • Daily & monthly reports to the Treasurer
  • Monthly reports to the Director of Finance
  • Yearly reports to the governing body
  • Research the paid/delinquent & lien statuses of said properties for title, mortgage, and insurance companies and then issue an official certified tax search
  • Verify the tax status of certain properties to process fire insurance checks and to report the status to the Building, Zoning, and License & Inspection Bureaus upon request
  • Sort incoming and interoffice mail; postage-meter outgoing mail