Reminder: 3rd Quarter Property Taxes Due August 1, 2020

Third (3rd) quarter property taxes are due August 1, 2020. To avoid interest charges, 3rd quarter payments must be in the Tax Collector’s Office on or before August 10, 2020. The Tax Collector’s Office will be open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and closed on Fridays in July & August.  

NOTE: An extension on the payment of 3rd quarter property taxes can only be authorized by the Governor which has not been approved at this time.  

For your convenience, there is a night depository drop box in the rear parking of the Municipal Building door where you can deposit your payment.


Online Payments for Tax and Water Bills:

  • Residents and businesses can pay their tax and water bills online with nominal fees associated with paying your bill online. 
  • If you pay by E-Check, there is a $1.05 convenience fee. 
  • If you pay by VISA debit card, there is a $3.95 convenience fee. 
  • The fee for all other debit or credit card payments will be approximately 2.95% of your total bill.

Features and Benefits of Paying via E-Check, Credit or Debit Card:

  • It’s convenient- residents can make a payment by e-check, credit or debit card (24) hours a day, (7) days a week. It’s safe and secure - standard, commercial card networks are used.
  • The Borough does not receive or store account or debit and credit card numbers.
  • There is a fee charged by the service providers and are based on the type and amount of your payment. The Borough does not receive any of these fees. 
  • Payment information will not be disclosed for any reason other than processing the transaction authorized by the taxpayer.
  • A confirmation number is provided at the end of your transaction.

Online payments can be made by following this link.

If you are making payments through your own bank’s online bill payment system, please be aware that those payments are mailed to our tax collector office and are not processed electronically. Please check with your bank and allow enough time for the post office to deliver before the end of the grace period. 

You may mail tax payments to:

Tax Collector’s Office
8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue
Fair Lawn, New Jersey 07410  

If you pay your property taxes directly to the Borough, the tax bill you received should be used for payment.

For further information, please contact the Tax Collector’s Office at 201-794-5338 or email the Tax Collector at