Van Buren Township

Delinquent Taxes

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% penalty fee plus interest of 1% per month.
  • For more information on delinquent property taxpayer assistance, tax payment options, and frequently asked questions, visit the Wayne County website.
  • Payments must be sent to :
  • Eric Sabree Wayne County Treasurer The International Center Building 400 Monroe 5th Floor Detroit, Michigan 48226
  • 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 2 years.
  • Property 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 PA 123 timeline.
  • Click DELINQUENT 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.
  • Help Paying Property Taxes:  If you are unable to pay your Wayne County taxes to prevent the loss of your home for tax foreclosure you may be able to get financial assistance and free legal help.