TAX INFORMATION

Ronda Benedict - Township Treasurer
Char Kooistra - Deputy Treasurer

Search Assessing and Tax Information On-line!

Forms & Applications



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


USEFUL INFORMATION FOR TAXPAYERS

Summer Tax bills will go out in the Mail on July 3, 2017 and are Due Sept.14, 2017
 
Winter Tax bills will go out in the Mail on Dec. 1, 2017 and are Due Feb. 14, but will be accepted as on time until Thursday Feb. 15th.

SUMMER PROPERTY TAX DEFERMENT FORMS AND INFORMATION: You may be eligible to defer your homestead property summer tax until February 14, 2018 if you have a total household income of $40,000 or less AND are totally and permanently disabled, blind, paraplegic, quadriplegic; or are an eligible serviceperson, eligible veteran, or eligible widow or widower; or are at least 62 years old. Some agricultural property may also be eligible. Form is available on our website or at the Township Office; it must be filed with the Township Treasurer by September 15, 2017.  Forms & Applications

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.

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.

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 below the TAX DETAIL AND RIGHT BELOW THE PERFERATION on your copy of the tax bill. 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 the mortgage company.

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.

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 the whole tax year) or Nov. 1 (winter taxes only), for the exemption to be in effect for this tax year. School Tax Debt. is levied on ALL property.


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 from a link on our website Click on this link...
            Interest will apply after SEPT 15. Credit Card payments accepted through Friday February 23, 2018            
NOTE: There is a 3% convenience fee charged to all credit card payments by the company providing this service. 


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.


2017 - 2018 Millage Rates

LOWELL
Summer
Homestead
Summer
NonHomestead
Winter
Homestead
Winter
NonHomestead
Annual
Homestead
Annual
NonHomestead
Lowell Area School Building/Site
.4937
.4937
.4937
.4937
.9874
.9874
Lowell Area Sch Debt
3.500
3.500
3.500
3.500
7.000
7.000
Lowell Area Sch Operating
0
8.9748
0

8.9748

0
17.9496
GR Comm College
1.7788
1.7788
0
0
1.7788
1.7788
KISD
4.7694
4.7694
0
0
4.7694
4.7694
KISD VOTED .9 .9 0 0 .9 .9
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
.7788
.7788
.7788
.7788
Kent County
4.2803
4.2803
0
0
4.2803
4.2803
Senior
0
0
.4978
.4978
.4978
.4978
Jail
0
0
.7859
.7859
.7859
.7859
County Zoo/Museum 0 0 .4381 .4381 .4381 .4381
Veterans
0
0
.0497
.0497
.0497
.0497
Total Millage
21.7222
30.697
7.824
16.7988
29.5462
47.4958

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
1.7788
1.7788
0
0
1.7788
1.7788
KISD
4.7694
4.7694
0
0
4.7694
4.7694
KISD VOTED .9 .9 0 0 .9 .9
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
.7788
.7788
.7788
.7788
Kent County
4.2803
4.2803
0
0
4.2803
4.2803
Senior
0
0
.4978
.4978
.4978
.4978
Jail
0
0
.7859
.7859
.7859
.7859
County Zoo/Museum 0 0 .4381 .4381 .4381 .4381
Veterans
0
0
.0497
.0497
.0497
.0497
Total Millage
21.2285
30.2285
7.3303
16.3303
28.5588
46.5588