TAX INFORMATION

Ronda Benedict - Township Treasurer
Char Kooistra - Deputy Treasurer

Search Assessing and Tax Information On-line!

Forms & Applications



Reminder Notice:
Online payments can only be made until midnight Feb. 23 for 2016 taxes.

Now Available!!
Pay your tax bill online with debit, credit or ECheck!
Click on this link...
(3% Convenience Fee per Transaction)

Tax payments accepted July 1 – Feb.23


USEFUL INFORMATION FOR TAXPAYERS

USEFUL INFORMATION FOR TAXPAYERS Winter Tax bills will be processed on Dec. 1, 2016 and are Due Tuesday Feb. 14, 2017. Offices will be closed Thursday Dec.22nd & Monday Dec.26 for the holidays. Treasurer's Office will be open to accept payments on Tuesday February 28, from 9-5, this is the LAST DAY 2016 taxes can be paid at the Township level. Any payments received after 5pm Feb.28 will be returned to the taxpayer for payment to Kent County. Wednesday March 1, 2017 all taxes still owing will be sent to the Kent County Treasurer's office.

ONLINE TAX INFORMATION
Current assessment and tax information is available by clicking here. Information on your property is free to property owners and for a fee to non property owners. The Kent County Treasurer keeps all records of delinquent taxes, please call 616-632-7500 for that info.

If this tax bill should be sent to a different taxpayer/owner address, please contact the Township Assessor at 897-7600. The Township Treasurer is not responsible for payments made on the wrong parcel.

ACCEPTED METHOD’S OF PAYMENT
1. CHECK- If you would like a receipt, include both parts of your tax bill with a self addressed envelope.
            Otherwise, just include the lower part of your bill with your check and your cancelled check is
            your receipt. Payments made through your Bank Bill Pay, DO NOT arrive at the township on the
            date you pay them, please allow enough time for payments to be mailed from your bank to the
            township. Payments must be received at the township on the day they are due to avoid
            interest and penalties. . POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED AS ON TIME PAYMENT
2. CASH -You can come into the Township Hall during business hours Monday & Tuesday 9:00 am-
            5:00 p.m. and Thursday 9 am- 1pm to pay by cash or check.
3. CREDIT CARD – Credit Card Payments ARE NOT accepted at Township office HOWEVER You can pay online from your home computer. You may pay Current years taxes until Midnight, February 23, 2017. Interest & Penalty will be applied after Feb. 14th. NOTE: There is a 3% convenience fee charged to all credit card payments by the company providing this service. Click on this link...

OUTSIDE OF BUSINESS HOURS- you can drop your payment, prepared as if for mailing, through the slot in the door to the right of the main entrance of the Township Hall. Your payment will be receipted on the next business day.

MORTGAGE ESCROW PAYMENTS We sent your tax bill to the mortgage company IF the mortgage company requested the bill. The message" Informational Copy" Means that your tax bill has been sent to your mortgage company or the Tax Service they utilize. This is printed in the "Tax Detail" portion of your tax bill on the right side. If your taxes are escrowed and your bill wasn't sent to your mortgage company, make a copy of the bill for your records and forward the original tax bill to your mortgage company.

PRINCIPLE RESIDENCE EXEMPTION The principal resident exemption form (P.R.E.) is obtainable from the Township Assessor or our website and must be filed by June 1 for current year or Nov. 1 for winter only. School Tax Debt is levied on ALL property.

MUSEUM & ZOO MILLAGE We have been notified by the County that if this millage passes in the Nov. 8 election, it will be assessed on the Winter 2016 Tax bill.


Dog Licenses are NO LONGER available at the Township Office. They are available at Lowell City Hall, Mon – Fri 8am -5 pm and some Veterinary offices. Please call the Kent County Animal Shelter @ (616) 632-7300 with any questions.


2016 - 2017 Millage Rates

LOWELL
Summer
Homestead
Summer
NonHomestead
Winter
Homestead
Winter
NonHomestead
Annual
Homestead
Annual
NonHomestead
Lowell Area School Building/Site
.4985
.4985
.4985
.4985
.9970
.9970
Lowell Area Sch Debt
3.500
3.500
3.500
3.500
7.000
7.000
Lowell Area Sch Operating
0
9.0000
0

9.000

0
18.00000
GR Comm College
1.7865
1.7865
0
0
1.7865
1.7865
KISD
4.7903
4.7903
0
0
4.7903
4.7903
Kent District Library
0
0
1.28
1.28
1.28
1.28
SET
6.000
6.000
0
0
6.000
6.000
Lowell Township
0
0
.7874
.7874
.7874
.7874
Kent County
4.2803
4.2803
0
0
4.2803
4.2803
Senior
0
0
.500
.500
.500
.500
Jail
0
0
.7893
.7893
.7893
.7893
County Zoo/Museum 0 0 .44 .44 .44 .44
Veterans
0
0
.05
.05
.05
.05
Total Millage
20.8556
29.8556
7.8452
16.8452
28.7008
46.7008

CALEDONIA
Summer
Homestead
Summer
NonHomestead
Winter
Homestead
Winter
NonHomestead
Annual
Homestead
Annual
NonHomestead
Cal Comm Sch Debt
3.500
3.500
3.500
3.500
7.0000
7.0000
Cal Comm Sch Operating
0
9.000
0
9.000
0.000
18.0000
GR Comm College
1.7865
1.7865
0
0
1.7865
1.7865
KISD
4.7903
4.7903
0
0
4.7903
4.7903
Kent District Library
0
0
1.28
1.28
1.28
1.28
SET
6.000
6.000
0
0
6.0000
6.0000
Lowell Township
0
0
.7874
.7874
.7874
.7874
Kent County
4.2803
4.2803
0
0
4.283
4.283
Senior
0
0
.500
.500
.500
.500
Jail
0
0
.7893
.7893
.7893
.7893
County Zoo/Museum 0 0 .44 .44 .44 .44
Veterans
0
0
.05
.05
.05
.05
Total Millage
20.3571
29.3571
7.3467
16.3467
27.7065
45.7065