Rockaway Borough seal

1 E. Main St.
Rockaway, NJ 07866

Tax Office


Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tax Information

Property tax notices are usually mailed out in July. Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve the owner from paying property taxes or delinquent interest on late payments - per NJSA 54:4-64.

Payment Methods

Taxes are payable quarterly on the first day of February, May, August, and November. There is a ten-day grace period. Payments must be made on or before the due date to avoid interest charges. Postmarks are not accepted.

There are several options for payment:

  • In-Person
    Pay in person at Town Hall – 1 East Main Street
    Credit/Debit Cards are NOT accepted for in-person payments at the office; cash or checks ONLY.
  • Mail
    Mail tax payments to:
    Borough of Rockaway
    1 East Main Street
    Rockaway, NJ 07866
    Checks ONLY.
  • Night Deposit Drop
    The night deposit box os located on the outside of the Municipal Building,
    Checks ONLY.
  • Online
    Pay Online at
    Credit card, debit card, or e-check. Online fees: $1.95 flat fee for e-check; 2.95% of bill for credit/debit cards

Tax Collector

Susan Pfeil
Phone Number: 973-627-2000 ext 228
Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

The Tax Collector approves and monitors property tax deductions, including senior citizen and veteran deductions.

Tax Assessor

Jason Laliker, CTA
Phone Number: 973-627-2000 ext 222
Hours: Friday, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

It is the Tax Assessor's responsibility to value all real property in the Borough for the purpose of establishing a fair and equitable tax base upon which the municipal budget is set. Hours are

Tax Sales

For properties subject to tax sale, only certified funds will be accepted. Certified funds are cash, certified check, or money order.

Online Links

Tax Relief

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