On **November 3, 2020, an amendment to the State Constitution was approved by ballot vote. This amendment provides that an honorably discharged veteran residing in the State of New Jersey, or their surviving spouses no longer need to serve during a specific war period or other emergency to receive the annual $250 property tax deduction.
Honorably discharged veterans and their surviving spouses can access the application at the below link:
Please provide a COPY of following as proof of qualification for this deduction:
1. Copy of Form – DD214
2. Copy of New Jersey Driver’s License
WIDOW OF A VETERAN in addition to the above
1. Copy of the Veteran’s Death Certificate
If you have any additional questions or need assistance in completing the application, please contact the assessor’s or collector’s office @ 856-461-7736 or via email at [email protected]
IF YOU ARE ALREADY RECEIVING A WARTIME SERVICE VETERAN DEDUCTION YOU DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.