General Information of the Finance Department
In 2000, the Finance Department disbursed more than $39,000,000 in Budget Appropriations through the processing of over 5,000 vouchers. The Department prepares a biweekly payroll for over 375 full time employees as well as part time and seasonal employees, and prepares all State and Federal payroll returns. The Finance Department also gives administrative support to the Cedar Lane Special Improvement District and the Teaneck Economic Development Corporation, maintaining their financial records and preparing their payroll returns.
In 2000, the Finance Department refinanced $3,897,000.00 of a one year bond anticipation note at a rate of 4.39% which was first issued in 1997 to finance the construction of the addition to the Rodda Community Center.
The Finance Department has maintained an in-house computer for its budget and accounting system since 1995. The Department also maintains and manages a local area network which connects all departments located in the Municipal Building.
The Tax Office is the central receiving agency for all municipal fees collected for licenses, fees, permits, fines, etc. In addition, this office handles the billing, tax collection and tax searches for more than 12,000 properties in the Township. Inquiries for related information from residents, attorneys, Realtors, banks, mortgage companies and others are responded to by this office, which is managed by the Tax Collector.
The Registrar of Vital Statistics is also temporarily located in the Finance Department. The Registrar is scheduled to return to the Health and Human Services Department when suitable space is available.
|Frank Danis, CPA, RMA, Chief Financial Officer|
|Anthony Bianchi, CPA, Assistant Municipal Treasurer|
|Milene Quijano, CTC, Tax Collector|
|Registrar of Vital Statistics: 201-837-4820|
|Tax Collection: 201-837-4819|
|E-Mail:||email@example.com for Tax Collector|
|firstname.lastname@example.org for Finance|
|Hours:||9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday|
|8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. July and August|
On the first Monday of February, May, August and November and the last Monday of January, April, July and October, the Tax Office will also be open from 7 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
The Finance Department is responsible for the receipt, safeguarding, investment and disbursement of municipal funds which includes tax collection, accounts payable and payroll. This department also includes the Registrar of Vital Statistics, who issues all birth, marriage certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses and burial permits.
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