Finance Department – Revenue Collection Division

The role of the Revenue Collection Division is to accurately process (collect, deposit, post, and report) all revenue; increase tax collection revenue; and manage tax liens within the parameters set forth by laws and regulations of the State of New Jersey.


  • Prepare and process the annual tax levy (quarterly Tax, Special District and PILOT bills).


  • Collect all property tax payments and provide central cashiering for other City revenue.
  • Post and deposit daily collections in coordination with the City Treasurer.
  • Assist City Treasurer with monthly reconciliations of transactions and balances.

Daily Management

  • Provide information and assistance to taxpayers regarding billings, payments, and balances.
  • Official tax searches: research paid/delinquent/lien status for title, mortgage, and insurance companies.
  • Provide tax status reports for properties requested by the City’s Code Enforcement Department.
  • Process fire insurance checks.


  • Notify taxpayers of delinquent balances after each payment due date.
  • Process annual tax lien sale.  Assign municipal tax liens to investors whenever possible.
  • Assist Legal Department with the property foreclosure process.
  • Inform outside lien holders of subsequent payment information; to maximize cash collections.
  • Process tax lien redemptions.

Reporting – Provide reports to the Mayor or City Council when requested or required.