SUMMER TAXES DUE SEPTEMBER 17
September 7, 2012 – Summer tax payments are due and payable without penalty or interest, through September 17, 2012, to the City of Midland Treasurer’s Office, 333 W. Ellsworth St. A four percent penalty is assessed to payments or unpaid balances after September 17, as specified by Michigan law and City of Midland resolution.
Property owners may pay summer tax bills by check or cash at the Midland City Treasurer’s Office, 333 W. Ellsworth. Credit cards are not accepted. If you are signed up for the City’s Auto-Pay service, your taxes will be automatically withdrawn from the bank account of your choosing on September 17, 2012.
Residents who have not received
a summer tax bill should contact the City Treasurer's Office at
The summer tax notice combines the full annual tax levy for
the City of
A one percent (1%) tax administration fee will be imposed on all applicable summer and winter taxes. This fee is authorized by State law to offset costs incurred by the City in assessing property values, collecting property tax levies, and coordinating the assessment review and appeal process. The tax administration fee is calculated on the base tax.
A taxpayer who is 62 years of age or older, or a totally and permanently disabled person, blind person, paraplegic, quadriplegic, eligible serviceperson, eligible veteran, eligible widow or widower, with a household income of less than $40,000, may request an “Application for Deferment of Summer Taxes” from the Treasurer’s Office or download a hard copy from the City’s website (www.midland-mi.org/new/forms.htm). This application defers the summer tax penalty and interest on the applicant’s principal residence until February 15, 2013. In order to be eligible for this deferment, applications must be received in the City Treasurer’s Office by September 17, 2012. A new deferment request must be filed each year.