March 2009 Update:  Corzine's Budget Proposal Cuts Rebates

The deadline for filing your New Jersey Homestead Rebate, previously known as the Fair Rebate Program, has been extended to October 31, 2007.  Home owners and tenants that are eligible may file to receive their homestead rebate.

 The press release announcing the extension was made on July 30, 2007 along with the announcement of the the first batch of checks to be mailed to 1.2 million households in New Jersey.  For those seeking additional information you can read the homestead rebate Q&A which provides eligibility information.  The New Jersey Department of Taxation has also included additional information on their homestead rebate online filing page.