But in New Jersey -the highest property tax state in the nation- the plan has been widely unpopular since many property tax bills top the $10,000 maximum deduction. That's less than half of the $21,720 that the average New Jersey homeowner now claims.
"As people started to realize 'hey, I'm not going to be able to take this deduction in 2018, ' we started getting phone calls", said Randolph. The advance payment must be made in person or by mail and must be postmarked by December 31.
"Everybody is trying to do what they think is the right thing to do", said Sizemore, who made it clear that his department can not offer tax advice. She hopes to delay that hit by pre-paying next year's taxes before December 31so she can deduct them on her 2017 taxes. Any additional payment received will be refunded, a county press release said.
"Such authority remains with the local tax collectors until they settle the following year with the county", Zurzola wrote.
If you got your tax bill already, payments can be mailed to your municipal tax collecting office as listed on your bill.
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Some county tax offices in NY will open Saturday to accept the payments and are allowing online and credit-card transactions. Since many taxpayers do not yet know the exact amount of their bill, this will allow for a portion of taxes to be paid early and under the current federal tax law. "Our auditor said they can do it". These earners may have combined taxes above the $10,000 cap, or they may decide not to utilize the SALT deduction in 2018 because of the increased standard deduction.
Several towns in New Jersey are accepting prepaid taxes.
But Rustin stopped short of recommending residents pre-pay - despite the apparent benefits - and echoed the accountant society's comments.
"We believe that the IRS will require the funds to be taken out of your account this calendar year", said E. Scott Sizemore, director of the revenue collection division of the Fairfax County's tax department.
For those Americans who are retired or disabled, or who are lucky enough to work in one of those industries that basically shut down between Christmas and New Year's Day, this week is probably devoted to visiting relatives, returning gifts, watching football or basketball, or in general recovering from 2017.
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The federal tax law, approved by congressional Republicans without a single Democratic vote, has polled poorly.
"Tenafly is accepting prepayment", Mayor Peter Ruskin said.
On Long Island, Hempstead town Tax Receiver Donald Clavin said "thousands" of people packed his office Tuesday trying to pay their 2018 property and school taxes a year in advance.
Lower Merion Township posted a message to residents on its website stating that, in response to "numerous inquiries from residents", the township's lawyers reviewed the matter and agreed with the county's position on state law.
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