Senior Citizen

Tax Deduction Claim by Qualified New Jersey Resident Senior Citizen (SEDISU)

Eligibility Dates:
Eligibility for the property tax deduction is established prior to the calendar tax year for which the deduction is claimed as follows:

    New Jersey Citizenship as of October 1 pretax year
    Property Ownership as of October 1 pretax year
    Residence in New Jersey and in Dwelling House as of October 1 pretax year and
    Residence in New Jersey for 1 year immediately prior to October 1 pretax year
    Senior Citizen Age 65 or more as of December 31 pretax year
    Permanent and Total Disability as of December 31 pretax year
    Surviving Spouse Age 55 or more as of December 31 pretax year and at the time of spouse’s death

Income:
Claimant must reasonably anticipate an annual income not to exceed $10,000 after a permitted exclusion of Social Security Benefits, or Federal Railroad Retirement, Federal Pensions and State Pensions of disability programs.

Deduction forms may be obtained by contacting the Assessor’s Office @ (732) 542-3400 ext. 222 or by selecting the links below.  Both of the forms need to be completed.

Senior Citizen Forms

Supplemental Income Form