1) When do tax bills get mailed out?
Summer tax bills are mailed by June 30 and winter bills by November 30.
2) When are taxes due?
Summer taxes are due by September 14, and winter taxes by February 14. Summer taxes are charged interest at 1% per month beginning September 15. Winter taxes are charged a 3% late fee if paid from February 15-29. Beginning March 1, all property taxes must be paid to the Allegan County Treasurer (269-673-0260). Their website : http://www.allegancounty.org/
3) Why didn't I get a bill?
If your mortgage company requests your taxes, you will not be mailed a bill. When the mortgage company pays your bill, I will send you a receipt.
4) Why didn't I get a receipt?
Summer receipts are not mailed unless requested (or if paid by a mortgage company). The top portion of your bill, which you should keep when mailing your payment, is your receipt along with your canceled check.
5) Where's my recycle card?
Recycle cards are mailed with your winter receipt.
6) How much will my taxes be?
You can estimate your taxes using the following equation:Value of home divided by two, divide by 1000, multiplied by the millage rate.
For example: Value: 100,000 / 2 = 50,000. (This is your taxable value)
50,000 / 1000 x 31.5773=$1578.87. Approximate taxes for the year. You will need to know the school district and millage rates to estimate your taxes.
7) Can I defer my taxes?
Deferments are available to the following: Senior citizens (62 years or older), paraplegic or quadriplegic, eligible serviceperson, veteran, widow or widower, blind person, or totally and permanently disabled. Gross income must not exceed $35,000.00. Deferments are also available to farmers for the summer.