Tax Collector

The Tax Collector’s Office is responsible for the collection of property taxes and sewer payments. All Borough receipts are centralized through the Tax Collector’s office for depositing and reconciliation.

Tax Payments

Tax payments are due February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1 of each year. There is a 10-calendar-day grace period; interest is calculated at 8% on the first $1,500 and 18% thereafter. No discounts are allowed for prepayments. The Special Improvement District Tax Bill is due on June 1 and December 1.

Online Payments

Pay your property taxes online.


Checks must be made payable to The Borough of Fort Lee with a stamped and addressed envelope for return of the receipted bill. Mail bills and checks to:
Matthew Rutch, Tax Collector
Borough of Fort Lee
309 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024