Revenue Collections

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
Forms & Downloads
NJ Assessment Records Search
Property Tax Relief Programs
Tax Account Info/Payments
Tax Sale Notice 2019
Tax Sale List 2019

IMPORTANT REMINDER TO CITY TAXPAYERS: The City of Camden’s 2nd Quarter property taxes were due, May 1, 2020.  The grace period, during which no interest would be charged to a taxpayer for the nonpayment of taxes, runs through May 11, 2020. The City’s Accelerated Tax Sale shall take place as scheduled on Monday, June 22, 2020, for all delinquent Taxes and CCMUA charges that were due prior to May 10, 2020.

Public Notice Tax Office - Tax sales 5-4-20

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