2016 Winter Property Tax Deadlines are quickly approaching.
Have you paid your taxes?
2016 Winter Taxes are due by Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Our office will be open until 5:00pm on the 14th to accept tax payments. After 5:00pm on February 14th, there will be penalties and interest assessed to any unpaid taxes. Payments must be received in our office by the 14th to avoid penalty. Post Marks are NOT accepted.
Starting on Wednesday, February 15th through Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, taxes are still payable at the Township Office with 1% penalty and interest added. We will be open until 5:00pm on February 28th to accept tax payments. As of March 1, 2017 all unpaid 2016 property taxes will be turned over to Washtenaw County for collection, and additional fees and interest will be added by the county. After March 1st, all tax questions should be directed to the Washtenaw County Treasurer’s office.
Tax and utility (sewer) bills can be paid by cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card (fees apply – see below*) using the following options:
Option A: You can pay your bills at the Township Office:
- in person during office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm.
- by using the drop box in the office vestibule during non-office hours.
- by mail - payments by mail must be received in our office by the due date listed on the bill in order to avoid late fees. We are not responsible for delays in mail delivery, and we DO NOT accept post marks. Mail to:
8350 Main St.
PO Box 576
Whitmore Lake, MI 48189
Option B: You can pay your bill on-line with a credit/debit card*
Option C: You can pay with a credit/debit card* over the phone by calling toll free (800) 272-9829, use our township code 3241.
* There is a 2.55% service fee for credit/debit card payments for tax bills
There is a $2.75 service fee for credit/debit card payments for utility bills
NEED HELP WITH PAYMENTS?!
If you are having trouble making your tax payment, you may be eligible for a loan through STEP FORWARD MICHIGAN. Step Forward Michigan is a federally-funded, statewide program which may help with mortgage payments, property taxes, or condominium association dues. For more information or to see if you are eligible for this program:
Pick up an application at either the Northfield Township Office
or the Washtenaw County Treasurer’s Office