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Tax Information

General Tax Information Frequently asked questions: 


  • When do summer bills come out and when are they due? 

                First week of July, due Sept. 14th 

  • When do winter bills come out and are they due? 

                First week of December, due February 14th 

  • Can we pay online or over the phone?  

                You can pay online by clicking here 

  • Can we pay with credit or debit cards?  

                Yes, and eCheck also

  • Do you accept postmarks? 

                NO, nor are we responsible for the mailing system delivery 

  • Is there a drop box? 

                YES, on right of the main entrance

  • Can we submit one check for both late summer tax and winter tax?  

                Yes, reference all parcel/property tax #’s  

  • Can we submit one check for multiple parcels?  

                Yes, reference all parcel/property tax #’s 

  • Do you send receipts?  

                No, we do not send receipts 

  • How do we get receipts?  

                Include a self-addressed stamped envelope or pay at the office 

  • Can we pay late summer bills there?  

                Yes, interest accumulates monthly, call for the amount due or look on our web sitehere

  • Can we pay late winter bills there?  

                Yes, penalty applies,call for the amount due or look on our web sitehere

  • What is the last day a payment can be received at the Township?  

                February 28th 

  • When do taxes go delinquent to the county?  

                 March 1st

  • Whom do we contact to make delinquent tax payments?  

                Berrien County Treasurer 269-983-7111 ext. 8569 

  • Do you have a senior citizen discount/exemption?  

                No

  • There is an application for deferment of taxes (a couple extra months to pay w/o interest) but strict in whom qualifies, click the following link for more details: http://www.michigan.gov/taxes/
  • Do you get discount for early payment?  

                No 

  • What happens with over-payments?  

                Refund will be made to party issuing the check 

  • What happens with double-payments? 

                The 2nd payment received will either be returned or refunded 

  • Do you accept partial payments?  

                Yes, at the discretion of the treasurer, unpaid amounts are still subject to interest/penalty/delinquency 

  • When will we see a refund?  

                Within approximately four weeks but no later than the end of February 

  • How do I submit an address change?  

                Fill in appropriate box on stub of tax bill or send email to frontdesk@chikamingtownship.org

  • Can I change ownership name there?  

                No Contact Register of Deeds office 

  • Can I delete a deceased owner there?  

                No Contact Register of Deeds office Register of Deeds phone 269-983-7111 ext 8562 

  • Can I add a “in care of” name there?  

                Yes 

  • Do you have extended office hours?  

                Yes, we're open until 5:00 on due date in Septmerber and February for tax collection purposes only



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