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Assessor:

Linda Lewandowski, MAAO, MCPPE
Phone: (989) 627-2955 / Fax: (989) 512-5902
LindaLewandowski@comcast.net

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These are forms that you need to be aware of when
transferring property or buying a house. The following
are available at the Township Office or by contacting
the assessor via telephone or e-mail.


Homestead Update Affidavit

One form cancels the homestead exemption for the seller and another form requests it for the buyer.

Homestead Exemption Affidavit

File before June 1st to be exempt on that year's tax roll when changing your permanent address to your Butman Township property.

Homestead Transfer Affidavit

Needs to be filed by the buyer of your realestate within 45 days from the date of transfer.

Additional Assessor Information:

PLEASE CALL LINDA LEWANDOWSKI AT (989) 627-2955 OR THE BUTMAN TOWNSHIP OFFICE FOR THE NEXT BOARD OF REVIEW DATES

JULY
July Summer taxes are due and payable to local unit treasurer and are a lien on real property. Last day to pay summer taxes with no penalty & interest is September 14. Postmarks are NOT accepted as date paid. Penalties are assessed for partial and full months delinquent.

OCTOBER
October apportionment session of County Board of Commissioners. Board examines certificates, directs spread of taxes in terms of millage rates to be spread on Taxable Valuations. County Equalization Director submits apportionment report to the STC (211.37) (207.12)

County prosecutor is obligated by statute to furnish legal advice promptly regarding apportionment report.

Note:
Supervisor prepares a roll indicating property taxes to be levied and annexes the required warrant. The copy of the roll with the warrant annexed is known as the "tax roll" (211.42)

OCTOBER 15
The assessor reports status of Act 198 of 1974, Industrial Facility Tax property, to STC (207.567). Qualified local governmental units report to the STC on the status of each exemption granted under the Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Act (PA146 of 2000)

DECEMBER 1
Taxes due and payable to local unit treasurer are a lien on real property. Last day to pay winter taxes with no penalty & interest is February 28. Postmarks are NOT accepted as date paid. Penalties are then assessed by the Gladwin County Treasurer's office. You must contact them at 989-426-7251 to verify the delinquent amount owed.

DECEMBER 2
Tax levy reports from assessors to STC are due. County Apportionment Report to STC is due (207.12)

MTT Note:
Appeal to Michigan Tax Tribunal of a contested tax bill must be filed within 60 days after the mailing of the tax bill that the taxpayer seeks to contest (205.735). (Limited to arithmetic errors).

DECEMBER
Tuesday, following the second Monday in December: Special board of review meeting may be convened by assessing officer to correct a mutual mistake of fact or a clerical error (211.53b). An owner of property that is a "homestead" or is "qualified agricultural" property on May 1 may appeal to the December Board of Review for the current year and the immediately preceding year if the exemption was not on the tax roll. [211.7cc (14) and 211.7ee(6)]. PA74 of 1995 authorizes December (and July) BOR to hear appeals for poverty exemptions, but not poverty exemptions denied by the March Board of Review. Applies to current year only (211.7u). An owner of property may appeal the rescission of a homestead exemption to the July or December Board of Review in either the year for which the exemption is rescinded or in the immediately succeeding year. [211.7cc(10]. There are also Boards of Review in March and July.

DECEMBER 31
The Department of Treasury may appeal the 2011 classification of any assessable property to the Residential and Small Claims Division of the Michigan Tax Tribunal not later than December 31, 2004 (211.34c)

DECEMBER 31
Tax day for current year property taxes (211.2). Due date for filing of county equalization department studies made during current year with the STC. These studies are used for the current year revised valuation starting bases.

Please contact the Assessor for further information.

*Contact your local unit of government for the dates of Board of Review 

FEDERAL POVERTY INCOME STANDARDS FOR 2017 ASSESSMENTS

The following are the federal poverty income standards as of 12-31-16 for use in setting poverty exemption guidelines for 2017 assessments. Please see STC Bulletin No.9 of 2011 for additional information regarding the use of these standards.

No. Of Persons Residing in Homestead Poverty Threshold
1 person   11,880
2 persons 16,020
3 persons 20,160
4 persons 24,300
5 persons 28,440
6 persons 32,580
7 persons 36,730
8 persons 40,890
Each additional person 4,160

IMPORTANT NOTE: PA 390 of 1994 states that the poverty exemption guidelines established by the governing body of the local assessing unit SHALL also include an asset level test.

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