[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Shamong as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 6-20-1961 by Ord. No. 2-1961]
Every person who is a citizen and resident of the State of New Jersey for a period of three years immediately preceding October 1 of the pre-tax year, of the age of 65 or more years, having an income not in excess of $5,000 per annum and residing in a dwelling house owned by him which is a constituent part of his real property, shall be entitled, on proper claim being made and allowed therefor, to exemption from taxation on such real property to an assessed valuation not exceeding $800 in the aggregate, but no such exemption shall be in addition to any other exemption to which said person may be entitled.
The financial position of the Township of Shamong for the year 1961 will not be impaired by the exemption so claimed.
The exemptions claimed and to be allowed for the year 1961 shall operate to reduce the taxable valuations of real property for the year 1961 in the Township of Shamong.
All applications for exemption under this article for the tax year 1961 may be filed on or before July 1, 1961, and all applications for exemption in subsequent tax years may be filed on or before November 1 of the pretax year. Such applications shall be on forms prescribed by the Director, Division of Taxation in the Department of the Treasury of the State of New Jersey.
[Adopted 11-8-1961 by Ord. No. 4-1961]
No tangible household personal property or personal effects located within the Township of Shamong in the County of Burlington shall be assessed and taxed.
This article is adopted pursuant to the authorization contained in Chapter 51 of the Laws of 1960 of the State of New Jersey (N.J.S.A. 54:4-9.2) and shall apply to assessments and taxes based thereon due and payable in the year 1962 and thereafter so long as this article shall be in effect.
This article shall not affect the obligation lien or duty to pay any taxes, interest or penalties which have accrued or which may accrue by virtue of an assessment made or taxes levied for any year prior to the year 1963.
Certified copies of this article shall be filed with the Division of Taxation in the Department of the Treasury of the State of New Jersey and with the County Board of Taxation of the County of Burlington.