The Treasurers' office is responsible for collecting tax monies and distributing these monies to the appropriate entities each year. Summer and winter tax statements are mailed to property owners every year. The summer statement includes your city taxes, which are payable to the city without penalty on or before September 15. The winter statement includes taxes for the school district, Wayne County and the jail, Huron Clinton Metro Authority, Wayne County Community College, the Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA), and the Library. These taxes are payable without penalty on or before February 14. Property Taxes can be paid online with a credit card HERE.
Property owners, who miss the deadline in any calendar year for paying property taxes, may pay taxes at the Municipal Building until March 1 of the following year. After March 1: Delinquent statements must be paid to the Wayne County Treasurer's office at the International Center Building, 400 Monroe, 5th floor, Detroit.
Business owners who miss the deadline for personal property taxes must pay at the City Treasurer's office in the Municipal Building. A penalty will be added to all late tax statements.
Senior citizens, who need additional time to pay taxes may fill out a form prior to August 31, at City Hall to defer City taxes, until February 14 without penalty. For County and School taxes, seniors may fill out a form at City Hall prior to February 14, to defer County and School taxes without penalty up through April 30, payments are then made to the Wayne County Treasurer. For additional information regarding taxes contact the Treasurers office at 822-6200.