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Property Taxes

House under construction.For questions on property taxes, please call (248) 871-2480.

Summer Property Taxes

Summer property taxes are mailed on or about July 1 of each year. Payment may be made without penalty and interest from July 1 through August 31. After August 31 a four per cent (4%) penalty and a one-half per cent (1/2%) interest charge is added. Delinquent summer property taxes may be paid at the Treasury office until February 28.

Winter Property Taxes

Winter property taxes are mailed on or about December 1 of each year. Payment may be made without penalty and interest from December 1 through February 14. After February 14 four per cent (4%) is added. Delinquent winter property taxes may be paid at the Treasury office until February 28.

From March 1 through March 31 delinquent property taxes should be remitted to Oakland County Treasurer, 1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac MI 48341 after obtaining a revised statement from the City of Farmington Hills Treasury Division. After March 31, payments may be sent to Oakland County without a revised statement.

Payments of current property taxes may also be made at the drop box located near the entrance to City Hall.

Deferment of summer property taxes until February 14 is available for eligible senior citizens and handicapped persons. Applications forms are available at the Treasury Division and must be filed by September 15 of the tax year.

By law, failure to receive a tax bill does not waive the tax or any penalty and interest for late payment. The most current tax rates are shown below.

City of Farmington Hills 2012 Tax Rates

* A Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) exempts a residence from the tax levied by a local school district for school operating purposes up to 18 mills. To qualify for a PRE, a person must be a Michigan resident who owns and occupies the property as a principal residence.

  Farmington Schools Clarenceville Schools  Walled Lake Schools
Millage Type  P.R.E. Property  Non P.R.E. Property  P.R.E. Property Non P.R.E. Property   P.R.E. Property  Non P.R.E. Property
City:          
City Operating 7.9560 7.9560 7.9560 7.9560 7.9560 7.9560
Refuse PA 298  0.7138 0.7138 0.7138 0.7138 0.7138 0.7138
Economic Dev PA 59 0.0162 0.0162 0.0162 0.0162 0.0162 0.0162
Parks 0.4882 0.4882 0.4882 0.4882 0.4882 0.4882
Public Safety 3.1764 3.1764 3.1764 3.1764 3.1764 3.1764
Total City 12.3506 12.3506 12.3506 12.3506 12.3506 12.3506
Library Operating 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000 1.0000
County 4.1900 4.1900 4.1900 4.1900 4.1900 4.1900
Intermediate Schools 3.3690 3.3690 3.3690 3.3690 3.3690 3.3690
Community College 1.5844 1.5844 1.7967 1.7967 1.5844 1.5844
State Education 6.0000 6.0000 6.0000 6.0000 6.0000 6.0000
School Operating   9.0000   18.0000   18.0000
Supplemental 5.4105       2.4654  
School Debt 1.2800 1.2800     4.0600 4.0600
School Sinking Fund     4.5000 4.5000 0.5000 0.5000
Total Summer Millage 35.1845 38.7740 33.2063 51.2063 35.5194 51.0540
2011 Summer Millage 32.9281 36.8514 31.4737 49.4737 33.6426 49.2614
County Parks & Rec 0.2415 0.2415 0.2415 0.2415 0.2415 0.2415
H.C.M.A. 0.2146 0.2146 0.2146 0.2146 0.2146 0.2146
School Operating   9.0000        
Supplemental 5.4105          
School Debt 1.2800 1.2800        
O.C.P.T.A. 0.5900 0.5900 0.5900 0.5900 0.5900 0.5900
Zoo Authority 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000
Art Institute 0.2000 0.2000 0.2000 0.2000 0.2000 0.2000
Library 0.5856 0.5856 0.5856 0.5856 0.5856 0.5856
Total Winter Millage 8.6222 12.2117 1.9317 1.9317 1.9317 1.9317
2011 Winter Millage 7.8984 11.8217 1.7317 1.7317 1.7317 1.7317
Total 2012 Millage 43.8067 50.9857 35.1380 53.1380 37.4511 52.9857
Total 2011 Millage 40.8265 48.6731 33.2054 51.2054 35.3743 50.9931

Commercial personal property (251)- as a result of Public Act 36 of 2007, the Michigan Business Tax Act (MBTA), personal property classified as commercial is exempt from up to twelve mills of the School Operating Tax but is subject to the School Supplemental Tax

Industrial personal property (351)- as a result of Public Act 36 of 2007, the Michigan Business
Tax Act (MBTA), personal property classified as industrial is exempt from the State Education Tax and the School Operating Tax but is subject to the School Supplemental Tax

Utility personal property (551) - no exemptions, same as non-PRE real property.

 

 

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