Summer Tax Deferment
Summer tax payment can be deferred without penalty or interest until February 14th of each year if your total household income for the previous was under $40,000 and you are classified as one of the following:
- Age 62 or older, including the un-remarried surviving spouse of a person who was 62 years of age or older at the time of death.
- A paraplegic, quadriplegic, blind or totally and permanently disabled person
- A service person currently serving in the military with household income less than $7,500
- A veteran who:
- Receives compensation for a service-related disability, or
- Served in the military during the Vietnam era, Korean War, World War II, World War I or earlier wars and has household income of $7,500 or less.
- An un-remarried surviving spouse of any service person or veteran who:
- Met veteran qualification above, or
- Died while serving in the military.
How to Apply
If you qualify for a deferment you will need to complete the Application for Deferment of Summer Taxes and provide a copy of your MI 1040-CR (Michigan Homestead Property Tax Credit – for the previous year). Completed documentation should be brought to the Township Treasurer’s Office. The forms must be received by September 15 of each year. .
For more information, you may view our Frequently Asked Questions about summer tax deferment. You can also check with the Michigan Department of Treasury for tax forms and additional instructions.