Welcome to Mastodon Township
Welcome to Mastodon Township

From your Clerk

  • NOTE:  Mastodon Township is in the process of creating a database for all taxpayers who wish to receive vouchers for garbage disposal at Waste Management.  If you have not received a voucher and would like to be added to the list, please notify the Township Clerk. Your name and address will be permanently added to the list for future years disbursement of garbage vouchers.

 

From your Treasurer

      TREASURER HOURS AT HALL 

Tuesdays 9-3

Wednesdays 9-12

Thursdays 9-12

 

If you need different arrangements, please call my cell at 906/367-6048 and we can make different arrangements.

 

 

Summer and Winter taxes will be collected thru February 28, 2018, by the Township Treasurer.

After that day you will need to contact the Iron County Treasurer, 906/875-3362.

****Important!****

Postmarks are no longer recognized per State and County Regulations.

 

 

We are now accepting partial tax payments! Remember you will still be responsible for the complete tax amount.  If you don't make the complete payment by February 28th., the remainder will be on delinquent list which gets turned over to the Iron County Treasurer March 1st.

 

 

The Robert R Robinson Memorial Scholarship Fund is available from Michigan Township Association.  If you know of a junior, senior, or graduate student enrolled in a Michigan college or university, pursuing a degree in public administration and considering a career in local government administration, call this office and we will send you the information.  Or you can follow this link, http://www.michigantownships.org/scholarship.asp

Applications must be received by MTA by May 31st.

 

 

 

TO REVIEW YOUR PROPERTY TAXES:

Just click below button (view and pay your taxes here) and you will be directed to Accessmygov.com.  

MAKE ONLINE PAYMENTS:

Just click on below (view and pay your taxes here) button.  You will be directed to Accessmygov.com,

You can just click on Current Tax Payments to the left of screen.  

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SET UP AN ACCOUNT TO JUST PAY YOUR TAXES!

Hope this is a convenience for some.

There is 3% CREDIT CARD charge due to Pointandpay.com for using their services for payment.  

There is a 3.00 charge for an ECHECK no matter what amount you pay.

There is NO charge to register and view your own property information

 

In doing the Homestead Exemption on your Michigan Income Taxes you can only claim the amount of property taxes levied (billed) during the year in question, no matter when they were paid. Do not include special assessments or penalty/interest fees. DO NOT use property tax information from your mortgage statement, as this may contain taxes paid for a prior tax year.

 

 

 

 

Treasurer and Tax Collection FAQ'S

 

 

Payment Dates to Avoid Penalties

Summer taxes are due on July 1 and payable through September 30 without penalty or interest. Beginning October 1st, a 1% interest penalty will be added. Add an additional 1% interest for each calendar month thereafter on the unpaid tax balance.

 

Winter taxes are due on December 1 and payable through February 28, of the following year, without penalty or interest before they are turned delinquent to the County Treasurer.

After February 28, all delinquent winter and summer taxes are to be sent to the Iron County Treasurer for collection.

You will have to contact that office for the penalties and late fees (906/875-3362).

Failure to receive a tax bill does not waive penalty or interest. Payment can be made by check or cash. Credit/debit cards/echecks are accepted through this website.

 

Deferral of Summer Taxes 

The law provides for a Principal Residence, whose gross household income for the preceding calendar year did not exceed $40,000 AND you must qualify for Deferment provided for in the General Property Tax Act under at least one of the following classifications:

  • 62 years of age or older
  • Paraplegic, hemiplegic, or quadriplegic
  • Eligible serviceperson, eligible veteran, eligible widow or widower
  • Blind person
  • Totally and permanently disabled

You can access the Application for Deferment of Summer Taxes and the 2012 Michigan Homestead Property Tax Credit forms by sending treasurer a request from the notices page. They are also available in the Treasurer’s office. You may fill out these forms and return them to the Treasurer’s office by June 1 or November 1.. The Treasurer may also be able to assist you by working out a payment plan. The earlier you come in affords us the opportunity to come up with a better plan to suit your situation.

 

Taxes Paid by Mortgage Company

If your mortgage company has recently changed, please ask them to send a request in writing requesting your tax statement.

 

 

 

 

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