Borough of Sussex

Settled in 1742

Sussex Borough Tax Office

Tax Collector

The Tax Collector's Office is located in the Boro Hall at 2 Main Street.
The office is open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM
(Closed for holidays and emergencies)

Phone: 973-875-4831
Fax: 973-875-6261

Tax Collector: Melissa Caton

Tax Assessor

The Tax Accessor's Office is located in the Wantage Township Municipal Offce at 888 State Highway 23.
The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
(Closed for holidays and emergencies.)

Tax Assessor: Kristy Lockburner
973-875-7193 (option #5)

Due Dates for Taxes

First Quarter Taxes are due on February 01
Second Quarter Taxes are due on May 01
Third Quarter Taxes are due on August 01
Fourth Quarter Taxes are due on November 01

There is a ten-day grace period. If payment is not received within the first ten days of the due date, interest is due from the first day, at the rate of 8% per annum on the first $1500, and 18% per annum on any amount over $1500.


Taxes can be paid by mail. Make check payable to Sussex Borough and mail to Sussex Borough, 2 Main St, Sussex NJ 07461, Attn: Tax Collector. Please enclose your payment stub. Your canceled check will be your receipt. If you would like a receipt other than the canceled check, please enclose your entire bill along with a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Taxes can be paid in person at the Boro Hall. If you want a receipt, please bring your entire bill. If you are paying by cash, please bring the exact amount. The office is open Monday through Friday from 9 AM. to 3 PM.

Taxes may be paid electronically at
Note: There is a fee for the e-payment option.

Pay Taxes Online


Forms can be found on the Forms and Applications page.

Property Tax Relief Programs

Information can be found for a variety of programs on the State Division of Taxation website:

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