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Frequently Asked Questions

These frequently asked questions (FAQs) are intended for potential and current petitioners, respondents, and their representatives, seeking information about the Tribunal and our processes and procedures, and are not legal advice or a substitute for legal counsel. The Michigan Tax Tribunal cannot provide parties legal advice or assistance. If you need legal assistance or advice, you should consult an attorney or other knowledgeable individual.

Tribunal Operations & Procedures

a. About the MTT
b. Rules
c. Accommodations
d. Parking
e. Fees


a. System requirements & setup
b. Document submission and viewing
c. Fees
d. Technical issues
e. Serving documents on other parties

Filing Documents, Submitting Evidence, and Serving Papers

a. Filing a petition
b. Filing an answer
c. Filing other documents
d. Protecting my privacy
e. Serving documents on the other party
f. Filing a “Proof of Service” form

Alternative Dispute Resolution

a. Mediation (Entire Tribunal and Small Claims Divisions)
b. Settlement & Informal Settlement Conferences (Small Claims Division)

Small Claims Hearings

a. Representation
b. Before the Hearing
c. At the Hearing
d. After the Hearing