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Novel Coronavirus

Have general questions about COVID-19?
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the public on COVID-19:
Call: 2-1-1 • Call (24/7): 1-800-962-1253
Text: NJCOVID to 898-211
Visit https://covid19.nj.gov/ or nj.gov/health for additional information

Division of Taxation

COVID-19 RELATED Information

Extension of due dates for Individual Gross Income Tax and Corporation Business Tax – In order to maintain consistency with the federal income tax extension, the Governor, Senate President and Assembly Speaker announced they will work to extend the due date to file and make payments for these taxes until July 15th. Please continue to check back at this website for updates and specific information as it becomes available.

Beginning on March 18th and continuing at least through April 17th, all walk-in services at Division of Taxation regional and Trenton offices will be closed to the public as a precaution to safeguard public health. We anticipate reopening on April 20th.

Our call center and email service is operating with reduced staff on a limited schedule Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed Fridays. As a result, you may experience significant wait times or delays in response to telephone inquiries, emails or general correspondence.

You can file for free through the New Jersey Online Income Tax Filing System, download Income Tax forms or make payments from this website.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. We remain committed to continuing to provide the best service we can and we thank you for your patience.

Notice: Cigarette/Tobacco & Vapor Products Tax

Prohibited Use of Coupons, Price Reduction Promotions & Price Rebates

Recent changes to State law (P.L. 2019 c. 396) now prohibit the use of any coupons, price reduction promotions, or price rebates for cigarettes, tobacco products, and vapor products as of March 1, 2020.

When selling cigarettes, tobacco products, or vapor products to a retail consumer, no person shall offer, provide, or accept:

  • Coupons, including online coupons;
  • Price reduction promotions, including online promotional discount codes; or
  • Price rebates.

Retailers that violate this law will be subject to:

  • A minimum penalty of $250 for a first violation, $500 for a second violation, and $1,000 for a third or subsequent violation; and
  • Suspension or revocation of their license.

Definitions:

"Tobacco product" means cigarettes made of tobacco or of any other matter or substance which can be smoked, or any cigarette paper or tobacco in any form - including smokeless tobacco. "Vapor product" means any non-combustible product containing nicotine that employs a heating element, power source, electronic circuit, or other electronic, chemical, or mechanical means, regardless of shape or size, to produce vapor from nicotine in a solution or any form.

  • This includes - but is not limited to - any electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or similar product or device, and any vapor cartridge, or other container of nicotine in a solution or other form, that is intended for use with, or in any such device.

Questions?

If you need assistance or clarification with any part of this new law, please email us at Tobacco.tax@treas.nj.gov.


Last Updated: Monday, 02/10/20