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Poverty Exemption

MCL 211.7u provides for a property tax exemption, in whole or part, for the principal residence of persons who, by reason of poverty, are unable to contribute to the public charges. In order to receive a poverty exemption, a taxpayer must annually file a completed application form, and all required additional documentation, with the supervisor, assessor, or the Board of Review where the property is located.

MCL 211.7u

Poverty Exemptions

Form 5737

Form 5738

Form 5739

For more information regarding eligibility, household income guidelines, and filing requirements, please contact your local assessor.