Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Allegan County Treasurer
113 Chestnut St.
P.O. Box 259
Allegan, MI 49010
Fax: (269) 673-6094
8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday through Friday,
Below is a general time-line of property tax collection pursuant to the General Property Tax Act, as amended, describing the major elements and deadlines.
Summer taxes are billed
Winter taxes are billed
Property taxes are billed at the local unit of government (township/city/village).
Each unit may have different collection schedules. Pursuant to P.A. 641 of 2002, a treasurer is required to be in his office from 9am to 5 pm to collect taxes on the last day of February and one business day between December 25 and January 1. In addition, they may choose to hold hours on any other day.
|June 1||First Delinquent Tax Notice is mailed (first class mail)|
|Sept 1||Second Delinquent Tax Notice is mailed (first class mail)|
|Oct 1||$15.00 parcel fee is added|
|by Apr 15||A Forfeiture Certificate is put on record at the County Register of Deeds.|
|June 15||County Treasurer files a Petition for Foreclosure with Circuit Court.|
|by Dec 15||
|Jan - Feb||Show Cause Hearing with County Treasurer to allow certain limited challenges to the property tax and pending foreclosure.|
|Feb - Mar 1||
|Circuit Court enters Judgment of Foreclosure quieting title and requiring payment of property taxes, fees, penalties and interest by March 31. *|
* The owner of interest in a property who claims that he did not receive notice required under this act has 2 years from the date of Judgment to file for monetary damages with the Michigan Court of Claims. Ownership of the property does not transfer back to the pre-foreclosure owner.
FORECLOSURE IS FINAL