Annual Tax Sale

2020 Tax Sale Date:

The 2020 Tax Sale is scheduled for Thursday, December 3, 2020, 10:00 a.m., 140 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068.

What is a Tax Sale?

A Tax Sale is held each year for non payment of prior year(s) taxes, assessments and other Municipal charges. The Tax Sale is advertised in the Caldwell Progress and posted on our Borough website.

State law regarding New Jersey tax sale process can be found in New Jersey statute: N.J.S.A. 54:5-19 etc. The New Jersey statutes can be found online.

Read more about the elements of Tax Sale in New Jersey.

All payments at tax sale must be made with certified funds, cash, money orders or by wire transfer. Time is given to go to the bank. Separate checks are needed for Tax, Utility and Premiums.

We urge you to know the tax sale procedure and research any property you bid on.

Tax Sale Documents:

  • 2020 Tax Sale: December 3, 2020
  • 2020 Tax Sale Advertisement
  • 2020 Tax Sale Bidder Information Packet

Responsibilities of a Successful Lien Holder:

The purchased Tax Sale Certificate must be recorded the Essex County Clerk's Office within 90 days of the date of the tax sale.

The Tax Sale Certificate shall be issued to the successful bidder within in ten (10) days after the tax sale. After the receipt of the Certificate the lien holder may check with the tax office for the amount due on delinquent current taxes or water/sewer billings.

An affidavit must be filed in the Tax Collector's Office when paying subsequent charges, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 54:5-60.