3rd Quarter Tax Bills

Why am I getting an estimated 3rd Quarter tax bill?

Due to COVID-19, the State has recommended that all municipalities send out estimated 3rd Quarter tax bills because the State’s budgetary process will be delayed until late September. 

Why is my estimated 3rd Quarter tax bill higher? 

There is uncertainty with regard to State aid and the estimated 3rd Quarter bill allows us to collect any unforeseen increases over two quarters rather than one.  If the increase is not needed, tax payers will see a reduction in the 4th Quarter bills.  It is only an estimate and not a final bill.