Treasurer Sharry Budd
: 734-699-8903, Fax : 734-699-8955)
Treasurer's Office Fee Schedule 2012
Assessment, Property Tax and Permit Information is available
online for active parcels. Please click the following link:
Online Assessment, Property Tax and Permit Data
The treasurer is responsible for the collection and distribution of all
property taxes paid by residents of Van Buren Township.
Property taxes are based on the Taxable Value of your
property multiplied by the
rates set by the various taxing
units. These units include State, School, County and Township.
Tax statements are sent out twice a year. If the
property is your primary residence,
you can expect approximately 66% of your
annual taxes due in July and approximately 34% due in December. If your property is not
your primary residence, your July Tax Statement will have an
additional 18 mills levied.
To estimate your yearly property taxes, go to our
Property Tax Table.
July 1st property tax statement will include the School Tax plus
100% of the Wayne County operating millage as allowed under
357 of 2004.
These are due and payable without penalty until the last business day
December 1st property tax statement will
include County taxes and the Township's local taxes. It will also
include any special assessments. These are due and payable without penalty until the last
business day in February. For information on special assessments contact the
On March 1st, delinquent
real property taxes are turned over to the Wayne County
Treasurer. All payments made after March 1st for delinquent real
property must be paid to the Wayne
County Treasurer. Payments for delinquent personal property are
payable to Van Buren Township.
The Treasurer's office works in conjunction with over two hundred mortgage companies to ensure that your taxes are paid
on time. To ensure that we have your correct mortgage company, please
notify our office of any changes you may make during the year. Contact
the Treasurer's Office at (734) 699-8903 or by e-mail at
The Van Buren Township Treasurer does not collect
delinquent real property.
Real property taxes not paid by March 1st must be paid
to the Wayne County Treasurer. The Wayne County Treasurer will add a
4% administration fee plus interest of 1% per month.
For more information on delinquent
property taxpayer assistance, tax payment options, and frequently
asked questions, visit the
be sent to :
International Center Building
400 Monroe 5th
Public Act 123
of 1999 shortens the amount of time property owners have to pay their delinquent taxes before losing their property. The new act
reduces the amount of time to pay taxes from approximately 5 years to
with taxes that are 2 years delinquent will be foreclosed and
the property will be sold at public auction.
For a timeline
on delinquent property foreclosure go to
PROPERTY LISTING to access Wayne County Delinquent Property
Listing and search via Parcel ID number or street address.
Delinquent personal property must be paid directly to
the Van Buren Township Treasurer's Office. Outstanding personal
property taxes are charged a one-time 4% penalty and accrue an
additional 1% interest charge per month that they are delinquent.
Michigan Law requires that all dogs over the age of four months be
The Township Treasurer begins selling dog licenses on April 1. The cost
is $5.00 between April 1 and May 31. The price is $10.00 beginning June
1. Senior citizens pay half price.
A valid proof of rabies vaccination is required at the time your dog
receives its license.
Van Buren Township co-sponsors a
drive thru vaccination and licensing clinic every year in May.
The Van Buren Township Treasurer accepts payments on
property taxes, water bills and building permits, as
well as any other fees incurred from the day to day running of the
The Treasurer's Office is here to serve you Monday
through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm.
Payments can be made after regular office hours by
utilizing our 24 hour drop box, located in the Public Safety lobby or
the drop box located in front of the Township's main entrance.
Checks and money orders only please.
The Treasurer's Office accepts cash, checks and
money orders. No credit cards are accepted in the Treasurer's Office,
tax credit card payments or
water credit card payments can be facilitated via
Official Payments Corporation.
Official Payments Corporation charges a 3% convenience fee for this
Make checks and money orders payable to Van Buren
Van Buren Township
Rd. Van Buren Twp, MI 48111
If you have recently
purchased or refinanced your home, please notify our office if there have been
any changes in the mortgage company servicing your account. In addition, if you
would like your tax bill sent to an alternative address other than the property
address, please let us know.