Responsible for the billing, collection and enforcement of the $35.7 million tax levy which are comprised of both schools, county and municipal tax levies. Additionally, the Borough has a sewer utility with an operating budget of $1.3 million.
Old Tappan is also unique in the method of construction and billing for sanitary sewers, by virtue of a "special benefit assessment." Presently, there are twelve different sections of town that have gone through this process. Responsibility lies with the Tax Collector to bill and collect these payments over an 18 year period.