Surviving Spouse of a Senior Citizen or Disabled Person
Tax Deduction Claim by Qualified New Jersey Resident Surviving Spouse of a Senior Citizen or Disabled Person (SEDISU)
Eligibility for the property tax deduction is established prior to the calendar tax year for which the deduction is claimed as follows:
New Jersey Citizenship as of October 1 pretax year
Property Ownership as of October 1 pretax year
Residence in New Jersey and in Dwelling House as of October 1 pretax year and
Residence in New Jersey for 1 year immediately prior to October 1 pretax year
Senior Citizen Age 65 or more as of December 31 pretax year
Permanent and Total Disability as of December 31 pretax year
Surviving Spouse Age 55 or more as of December 31 pretax year and at the time of spouse’s death
Claimant must reasonably anticipate an annual income not to exceed $10,000 after a permitted exclusion of Social Security Benefits, or Federal Railroad Retirement, Federal Pensions and State Pensions of disability programs.
Deduction forms may be obtained by contacting the Assessor’s Office @ (732) 542-3400 ext. 222 or by selecting the links below. Both of the below forms need to be completed.
Surviving Spouse of a Senior Citizen or Disabled Person Deduction Forms
Supplemental Income Form