PUBLIC NOTICE

Deferment of Summer 2018 Taxes

Deferment of Summer 2018 taxes is available on the Principle Residence of those residents who qualify and file a deferment application (Michigan Department of Treasury form 471) by September 14th with your local municipal Treasurer.


To qualify, a household income cannot exceed $40,000 and must qualify for one of the following classifications.


  • 62 years of age or older or a surviving spouse
  • Paraplegic
  • Hemiplegic
  • Quadriplegic
  • Eligible Serviceperson
  • Eligible Veteran or widow or widower of
  • Blind
  • Totally & Permanently Disabled

Those that farm agricultural real property may also qualify.

MI Dept. of Treasury Form 471

Tax Information

DUE DATE & PAYMENT

SUMMER TAXES are due on or around September 14th without interest. 


WINTER TAXES are due on February 14th without penalty. 


Please refer to your tax bill for the dates as these dates can change.


Mail Tax Payments to:

P.O. Box 131, Fife Lake, MI 49633


POSTMARKS & PAYMENTS

SUMMER TAX POSTMARKS

  • If you did NOT mail your Summer tax payments by SEPTEMBER 14th, please contact the Treasurer at 231-369-2482 for an updated tax amount. 
  • You can always pay in person on that final due date. Postmarks will be used for the September 14th due date.


WINTER TAX POSTMARKS

  • Winter taxes MUST be IN THE TREASURER'S HAND for the FEBRUARY 28TH PAYMENT.
  • Postmarks will NO LONGER BE HONORED for Winter Taxes.
  • If you need a receipt you must send a self- stamped envelope with your payment.   


PENALTIES

  • If payment is NOT in the Treasurer's hand by February 14th, the bill will incur penalties and it will be turned over to the Grand Traverse County Treasurer as "delinquent" on March 1st.
  • Taxes can only be paid at the County after February 28th. 
  • You will need to contact the Grand Traverse County Treasurer at 231-922-4735 for updated amounts due.
  • Checks MUST be made out to GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY TREASURER after February 28th as they can no longer accept checks made out to Union Township. 

PAYMENT IN PERSON

The Treasurer will be available on September 14th, Feb 14th and Feb 28th to accept your payment in person at the Township Hall on Fife Lake Rd .


All other days, please call 231-369-2482 in advance to schedule a drop-off. 


Physical Address:

5650 Grand Kal Rd. SW, Fife Lake, MI 49633