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Stop-please-readThe Office of the Tax Collector is currently posting payments received via mail. Your payment will be posted for the date received by the Collector. If it was received prior to the end of the grace period you will not be charged interest or penalties.


Rossana Gutierrez, CTC, Collector of Revenue

732-873-2500 ext. 6330 or 732-873-7284

Office Hours:


8:30 AM -4:30 PM
Monday - Friday

Tax and Water Bill Information:

Current Tax Bill Information

Current Water Bill Information


Tax and Water Online Payments:

Property Tax Payment

Water Utility Payment

NOTE: Online payments are subject to a convenience fee. This fee varies by total amount due and the method of payment. The fee will be displayed on your checkout screen.


Need a Final Water Meter Reading? 

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NOTE: Final Bills can take up to 10 business days from date of closing to process. Please plan accordingly when requesting a final reading.


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Tax Payment Due Dates  
 February 1
 May 1
 August 1
 November 1

* Please use caution when using on-line banking

Homeowners that make on-line payments through their bank’s websites are cautioned that they are not electronic transactions. The company has to physically send the Township a check. Homeowners must take this into consideration and allow enough time for mailing in order to avoid late payments.

After-Hour Payments

There is a drop box outside the Public Safety Building for tax and water payments.This is for “after hour” payments made by checks. NO CASH should be put into the drop box. Pickup will be at 8:30 a.m. in the morning. Payments made during the day should be brought to the Tax Collector’s office in the Municipal Building.

Please mail tax payments to:

Township of Franklin
Tax and Water Collection
PO Box 5059
Somerset, NJ 08875

Property Tax Reimbursement Forms

The Tax Collector will fill out all forms on Thursday afternoon and they will be available for pick up on Friday.