Online Tax and Water/Sewer Accounts and Payment
Please read the following information carefully as it will explain the fees associated with paying your accounts online as well as information pertaining to account information lookup. After reading completely, click on “I Agree” at the bottom to continue.
Online Tax and Water/Sewer Payment Convenience Fees
Please be advised that Credit Card and E-Check payments can only be made via the internet and convenience fees are charged to the user for each transaction.
*Please note that the fee for using a debit card is the same fee as using a credit card.
If you have the funds in your checking account, the fee for using an e-check is a flat $1.95 per transaction. If you are using a credit or debit card the fee is 2.95% of the transaction amount.
*Convenience fees are retained by the service provider and are not paid to, or shared with, Keyport Borough.
The interest listed on delinquent amounts is calculated to today’s date. Interest must be paid in full and will be deducted first before any monies are applied to taxes or water/sewer. Once interest is deducted, monies will be applied to the oldest balance first. Please contact our office to obtain interest calculations for a future date.
Tax and Water/Sewer Account Lookup Disclaimer
Tax and Water/Sewer account lookup is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a municipal tax search. Account information is subject to updates, corrections and reversals. The Borough of Keyport is not responsible for erroneous interpretation of the records or for changes made after the lookup.
The assessment values that appear on the Tax Account lookup section are from the last update to the Municipal Assessors records, which only occurs twice per year, and may not reflect the assessed value on the Assessor’s records. Please keep in mind that the Assessor’s records are always one year ahead of the current year.
Municipal and Third Party Liens
Municipal and Third Party Tax and Water/Sewer liens CANNOT be paid online. All redemptions of liens must be made through the tax office with certified funds, such as a certified check, money order or cash. Redemption figures must be requested by letter and the letter must include a date of payment. Redemption figures may take 3 or more business days to provide. (Online Tax and Water/Sewer accounts with Third party tax liens may report the accounts as paid, however, the accounts may have been paid by the Lien Holder and are still due as part of the third party lien. Municipal liens may also report Tax and Water/Sewer accounts as paid, however the accounts may have been transferred to the Lien Holder and are still due as part of the Municipal lien.)
Properties in Bankruptcy
Tax and Water/Sewer accounts that have an open balance at the time of the bankruptcy filing may have those balances transferred to a special charges account. Any taxes and water/sewer charges transferred to a special charges account will appear paid on the regular tax and water/sewer account, but will still be due and owing under special charges. Properties in bankruptcy cannot be paid online.
Special Charges Accounts
Special Charges accounts contain balances that are due in addition to the regular accounts. This is from either bankruptcies or “catch-up” water/sewer bills, etc. Please contact this office at 732-739-3900 X5271 to obtain further information on accounts that are noted having special charges.
Once taxes and/or water/sewer charges are paid online, refunds will not be permitted. If monies result in an over-payment of taxes, please contact this office for assistance. Please make sure you are paying on the correct account prior to making the payment.
To Enter the Online Tax Account and Water/Sewer Account Lookup and Payment Section
To enter the Online Tax Account Lookup and Tax Payment section you are stating that you have read the above items regarding the convenience fees that will be charged for online payment, as well as the information regarding tax account lookup and the disclaimer, and agree to continue under those conditions.
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