Date: February 16, 2024Attorney: Martin D. Hauptman

The New Jersey Division of Taxation has raised the interest rate on outstanding tax balances for January 1 to December 31, 2024, from 11.25% to 11.50%.

Implications for Taxpayers:

This adjustment carries implications for individuals and businesses, increasing the cost of overdue taxes. Taxpayers should be aware of the change and plan accordingly to minimize financial impact.

Reasons Behind the Change:

Changes in interest rates are influenced by economic factors, aiming to strike a balance between encouraging timely payments and meeting fiscal responsibilities.

Planning Ahead:

Taxpayers are urged to review their financial situations, assess outstanding tax liabilities, and plan for timely payments. Proactive financial management can help navigate these changes effectively.

The increase in New Jersey’s interest rate emphasizes the importance of staying informed and planning ahead to address outstanding tax obligations in 2024.

For additional details and tax advice, please contact Martin D. Hauptman at (973) 243-7912 or via email at