TAX INFORMATION

Ronda Benedict - Township Treasurer
Cindy Foster - Deputy Treasurer

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Forms & Applications


Payments can be made through the Drop Box Only- Receipt sent if Requested

Accepted Means of Payment: NO CASH
Check
Money Order
Cashier’s Check
Bank Bill Pay
Online CC/Debit
Online ECheck


Pay your tax bill online with debit, credit or ECheck!
Click on this link...
(3% Convenience Fee per Transaction for Credit/Debit, $3 Echeck)


USEFUL INFORMATION FOR TAXPAYERS


USEFUL INFORMATION FOR TAXPAYERS – NO CASH PAYMENTS ACCEPTED
OFFICE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO WALK IN TRANSACTIONS.
ALL PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE IN THE DROPBOX BY THE FLAGPOLE
RECEIPTS SENT IF REQUESTED

Winter Tax Bills will be processed on Dec. 1, 2020 and are Due Feb. 14, 2021 but accepted as on-time until 5pm TUESDAY Feb.16th .  Office Closed Monday Feb.15 for Presidents Day.

1% Interest & 3% Penalty added After 5 pm, Tuesday, Feb.16th

Any payments received after 5pm March 1, 2021 will be returned to the Taxpayer.
Tuesday March 2, 2021 all taxes still owing will be sent to the Kent County Treasurer’s office.


ONLINE TAX INFORMATION
Current assessment and tax information is available on our website at 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.


OUTSIDE OF BUSINESS HOURS- you can drop your payment, prepared as if for mailing, into the   Drop Box by the flagpole. 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.


ACCEPTED METHOD’S OF PAYMENT - CHECK IS PREFERRED

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

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 Wednesday February 24, 2021. Interest & Penalty will be applied after Feb. 18th.
         
NOTE: There is a 3% convenience fee charged to all credit card payments by the company providing this service.  Log on to www.twp.lowell.mi.us to make payment.


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