Property Taxes

  • The property tax information listed below provides eligible taxpayers with a variety of property tax savings and information on various property tax issues. Click on the links to learn more.


Property Tax

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Property Tax Related Links   Personal Property Tax
 

Information regarding personal property tax including: forms, exemptions and information for taxpayers and assessors regarding the Essential Services Assessment.

Property Tax Reports & Submission Forms   Property Tax Calendars

Follow links to find property tax reports that are prepared by the Department of Treasury as well as forms and submission documents for government officials and taxpayers.

  Link directly to the Property Tax Calendar or the Statutory Tax Collection Distribution Calendar below.
Property Tax Exemptions   Property Tax Deferment
Exemptions to provide eligible taxpayers with a variety of property tax savings.   Programs that allow qualified property owners to postpone payment of taxes or special assessments.
     
Forfeiture and Foreclosure   Veterans and Military Personnel
Information regarding the real property tax forfeiture, foreclosure and auction process in Michigan can be found here.   Property tax exemptions, credits and information for veterans and active-duty military personnel.
     
Homestead Property Tax - Income Tax Credit   State Education Tax
An income tax credit for qualified homeowners or renters who pay property taxes.   The State Education Tax Act (SET) requires that property be assessed at 6 mills as part of summer property tax. Follow this link for information regarding the collection of SET.
     
Changes in Ownership Issues   Omitted or Incorrectly Reported Property (154 Petitions)
If you are selling, transferring or buying property or changing the deed or title for an existing property that you own, multiple laws impact the taxes on these transactions.   To find out more information on 154 Petitions, omitted or incorrectly reported property.
Classification Appeals   State Equalization
Information regarding appealing your classification can be found here.   The property assessment system is the basis for the collection of property taxes in Michigan.
     
State Assessment   State Tax Commission
Follow this link for information regarding filing State Assessed Property reports online and other related material for telephone companies, railroads and railroad car loaning companies.   The State Tax Commission (STC) has general supervision duties in the administration of the Property Tax Law in Michigan, and provides assistance/advice to assessors.