2014 New Jersey: Property Taxes
Homeowners and tenants, who pay property taxes (either directly or through rent) on their principal residence in New Jersey, may qualify for either a deduction or a refundable credit.
Certain taxpayers, who did not pay property taxes, may have filed an incorrect New Jersey tax return.
TurboTax has fixed this issue.
How to tell if you may be impacted
You may be affected if ALL of the following apply to you:
- You filed your New Jersey tax return prior February 6, 2015 AND
- You did not pay any property taxes, either directly or through the payment of rent AND
- There is no amount on your New Jersey form NJ-1040, P2, Line 37a AND
- You have an amount on the NJ-1040, P2, Line 49, Property Tax Credit
If you are affected, you may have underpaid your state tax. You may need to amend your 2014 New Jersey return.
To amend your return:
- Follow these amend instructions for the TurboTax Online product.
- Follow these amend instructions for the TurboTax CD Download product.
- After you make the changes to your tax return, you will need to mail a copy of your amended state return.
- Your printed return will include instructions on how and where to mail it.
If you need to contact us, please use the phone number in the email from TurboTax and tell the representative you’re calling about the 2014 New Jersey: Property Taxes.