Provided by Act 97 P.A. 1992 certain qualifying taxpayers may defer the payment of their 2017 summer taxes until February 14, 2018. Taxes may be deferred on a homestead if household income did not exceed $40,000 in 2016 and the taxpayer qualifies as defined In the General Property Tax Act as one or more of the following
In the Citizen, 62 years or older
o Paraplegic, Hemiplegic or Quadriplegic
o Eligible Serviceman, Eligible Veteran or
o Eligible Widow or Widower
o Blind Person
o Totally or permanently disabled
Taxes may also be deferred for certain agricultural properties which meet the specific requirements of the Act..
Application for deferment and additional information are available at the Treasurer's office. Application must be filed by September 15, 2017.
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