Fiscal Services - Treasurer's Department
City Treasurer's Department - 333 W. Ellsworth St. Midland, MI
48640 - Phone:
Tax bills for real and personal property
in the city of Midland are
mailed twice a year. Millage rates are the same for real and personal
If you have questions about the distinctions between real and
personal property, contact the City Assessor's Office at 989-837-3334.
Summer taxes are due and payable from July
1-September 15 of each year without penalty. Summer taxes that are not
paid or postmarked by September 15 are charged a one-time four (4)
percent penalty on the unpaid balance. No additional penalties will
accrue until March 1, when the delinquent real property taxes are turned
over to Midland County.
The summer tax bill combines
the full annual tax levy for the City of Midland, Delta College, State
Education Tax, and part of the annual tax levy for Midland Public
Schools, Midland County Operating* and Midland County Educational
Summer tax notices are mailed out the first week of July of each
year. If you do not receive a notice by mid-July of each year, please contact the
City Treasurer's Office at 989-837-3315.
Deferment of Summer Taxes:
For more information about eligibility for
deferment of summer taxes,
Winter taxes are due and payable from December 1 of one year to
February 14 of the following year without penalty. Winter taxes that are
not paid or postmarked by February 14 are charged a one-time four (4)
percent penalty on the unpaid balance. The winter tax
bill includes Midland County taxes* and the remainder of the school and
intermediate school district taxes.
Winter tax notices are mailed out the first week of December each
year. If you do not receive a notice by mid-December of each year,
please contact the City Treasurer's Office at 989-837-3315.
*Change in State Tax Law (2005): As a result of
legislative action by the State of Michigan, the General Property Tax
Act has been amended to provide for the following: Beginning in 2005,
one third of the County Operating tax levy was billed in summer 2005
with the remaining two-thirds being billed in winter 2005. In 2006,
two-thirds of the County Operating tax levy will be billed in the
summer, and the remaining one-third, in the winter.
From 2007 forward, the entire
County Operating tax levy will be billed in the summer.
On March 1 of each year, all delinquent real property taxes and special
assessments are turned over to the Midland County Treasurer. Additional
penalties and interest are added by the Midland County Treasurer. To
verify the amount due, please
contact the County Treasurer's Office at 989-832-6850.
Click here to learn more about a
administration fee used to help offset costs incurred by the City of Midland in assessing property values, in the assessment review and appeal process, and for collecting property tax levies for all taxing jurisdictions in the area.
Millage Rates and Principal Vs. Non-Principal Residence Property
The total millage rate on principal residence (homestead) property
in Midland is different than the rate for non-principal residence
property, and each rate changes annually. For a list of
millage rates for the current year, click here.