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. Checks may also be deposited in the slot marked envelopes in the night depository located around the left hand side of the front entrance of the building.
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. Checks must be made payable to Borough of Paramus:
Borough of Paramus
1 Jockish Square
Paramus, NJ 07652
Fees Charged by Ordinance
- Bounced or Protested Checks: $25
- Redemption Statement Fee: $100 each after the 2nd request for same parcel
- Duplicate Tax Bills: $2 each
- 2.75% Convenience Fee by Credit Card
The Borough of Paramus does not impose a 6% year end penalty for delinquencies that exceed $10,000. By the end of the calendar year, December 31st.
Municipal liens held by The Borough of Paramus may be accessible by Assignment Sale.
The Borough of Paramus holds an annual online tax sale auction for all prior year delinquent taxes and utilities. For a listing of all parcels, please visit the Tax Sale website.