In Oct. 2013 the Township Committee in cooperation with our Economic Development Committee, became the first municipality in South Jersey to introduce the Shop Voorhees Property Tax Reward Program! This innovative program is now being utilized in over a dozen South Jersey municipalities with many more considering joining.
This program allows a portion of your normal purchasing dollars spent on goods and services in Voorhees
to be applied to your property tax bill, thereby reducing your taxes at the end of the tax year.
Shop at any participating Shop Voorhees location. You will know the participating businesses by the
Voorhees logo in their window or by checking online at
www.propertytaxcard.com or the Voorhees Township
website, www.voorheesnj.com. When you check out, present your
Shop Voorhees card. The retailer will
swipe your card and a percentage of your purchase will be applied to reduce your property tax bill. Each
business independently establishes a percentage of your purchase that will be applied toward your taxes. It is that easy.
Since its inception, over 55 Voorhees businesses have joined and over 4500 residents have chosen to participate
in the program and the numbers continue to grow. Last year, 972 residents received tax credits from using
their shop Voorhees card with over 30 residents realizing over $100 in savings. The single largest credit realized last year was $668.
When the program started, cards were distributed to every resident by mail. If you need a card, contact
the Municipal Clerk at 856-429-7757 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. To activate your card, register
it at www.propertytaxcard.com or
www.voorheesnj.com. You will need available your
card as well as your property Block and Lot number. This is how your shopping benefits will be
recognized to be credited. If you reside in an apartment, your address will be the recognizing
factor for receiving a check at the end of the tax year. Everyone can participate as long as you
sign up with your card and you live in Voorhees.
The Shop Voorhees Property Tax Reward Program now has a free mobile app. If you have an iPhone or
Android, download and enjoy. The app includes information about all participating merchants and the
credit percentage each merchant is offering. Use the app for a quick search and the “click to call” feature. Once you
have downloaded the app, check it often because some merchants may upgrade to include inventory and reservation capability.
The app also features a Community Page to allow residents to publicize local events. To upload an event, please
email the Shop Voorhees program administrator at
email@example.com. To ensure quality service, event
postings are subject to a screening process.
The Shop Voorhees app is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play for the Android.
Our Shop Voorhees program now includes a monthly “Meet the Merchant,” which highlights a selected
participating business and shares valuable information about sales and specials. The program also
has “Deals of the Month,” which lets participants know about available coupons and other ways to save money by shopping locally.
For more information about the Shop Voorhees program, visit the Township’s website at
www.voorheesnj.com or Facebook page, or you can simply contact Mario DiNatale, Voorhees
Township Economic and Community Development Director at 856-882-5263.
Save money while helping our community businesses thrive.
Live Voorhees, Shop Voorhees!
** The deadline to submit applications for this year’s Voorhees Veterans Wall of Honor is July 29, 2016. Information
about the Wall and the application may be found on the homepage of our website at
obtained in the Municipal Clerk’s Office at Town Hall.
** The second show in our Summer Twilight Series is Thursday, July 21 and will feature
Parrot Beach, the
Jimmy Buffett tribute band. Parrot Beach captures the laid back attitude and authentic tropical sounds for which
Buffett is famous. Soak up the beach experience and enjoy a Cheeseburger in Paradise. The show is free and
begins at 7:30 p.m. at Connolly Park.
** Voorhees Township is offering discounted tickets to Morey’s Piers in Wildwood. Tickets are available
in the Municipal Clerk’s Office at Voorhees Town Hall. Prices vary according to the type of ticket and
several options are available to residents and non-residents. For more information about tickets visit