TAX INFORMATION

Ronda Benedict - Township Treasurer
Char Kooistra - Deputy Treasurer

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(3% Convenience Fee per Transaction)


USEFUL INFORMATION FOR TAXPAYERS

Winter Tax bills will be processed on Dec. 3, 2018 and are Due Thursday Feb. 14, 2019
Offices will be closed Monday Dec.24th & Tuesday Dec.25th for the holidays.
Treasurer’s Office will be open to accept payments on Thursday Dec. 27th  9-5 .
 Any payments received after 5pm Feb.28 will be returned to the Taxpayer.
Friday  March 1, 2019 all taxes still owing will be sent to the Kent County Treasurer’s office.

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.

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.

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 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. You may pay Current years taxes until Midnight, February 25, 2019. Click on this link.

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.


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