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Tax bills for real and personal property in the City of Mount Clemens are mailed twice a year. Millage rates are the same for real and personal property taxes.

If you have questions about the distinctions between real and personal property, contact the City Assessor's Office at 586-469-6818 ext. 306.

Summer Taxes

Summer taxes are due and payable from July 1 - September 15 of each year without penalty. After September 15, a four percent (4%) is added to the unpaid balance of your tax bill. The summer tax bill combines the full annual tax levy for the City of Mount Clemens, Macomb Community College, State Education Tax, Mount Clemens Public Schools, L'anse Creuse Public Schools, Macomb County and MISD.

Summer tax notices are mailed out the first week of July of each year. If you do not receive a notice by mid-July of each year, please contact the City Treasurer's Office at 586-469-6818 ext. 1.

Deferment of Summer Taxes for more information

Winter Taxes

Winter taxes are due and payable from December 1 of one year to February 28 fo the following year without penalty. After February 28 the taxes are sent to the Macomb County Treasurer's Office for collection and a 1% interest fee is added per month on the delinquent unpaid balance.

Winter tax notices are mailed out the first week of December each year. If you do not receive a notice by mid-December of each year, please contact the City Treasurer's Office at 586-469-6818 ext. 1.

*Change in State Tax Law (2005): As a result of legislative action by the State of Michigan, the General Property Tax Act has been amended to provide for the following: Beginning in 2005, one-third of the County Operating tax levy was billed in summer 2005 with the remaining two-thirds being billed in winter 2005. In 2006, two-thirds of the County Operating tax levy will be billed in the summer, and the remaining one-third, in the winter. From 2007 forward, the entire County Operating tax levy will be billed in the summer.

Delinquent Taxes

On March 1 of each year, all delinquent real and personal property taxes are turned over to the Macomb County Treasurer. Additional penalties and interest are added by the Macomb County Treasurer. To verify the amount due, please contact the County Treasurer's Office at 586-469-5190.

Millage Rates and Principal vs. Non-Principal Residence Property

The total millage rate on principal residence (homestead) property in Mount Clemens is different than the rate for non-principal residence property, and each rate change annually.

Taxable Value and Millage Rates

A property's taxable value (which is generally just under half of the property's market value) plus the millage rate for all taxing units in the City of Mount Clemens' jurisdiction determines what a property owner's taxes will be for the year.

A detailed explanation of how Mount Clemens properties are assessed can be found in How Property Taxes Are Calculated.

Assessments

Assessments are determined as of December 31 of each year. Taxes are calculated based on the taxable value of a property on December 31.

A detailed explanation of how Mount Clemens properties are assessed can be found in How Property Taxes Are Calculated.

 
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