As a new year begins, below are important assessing and tax dates for your information. If you have any questions, please call (616) 396-2345.

2020 Tax Dates

July 1st:
Summer tax bills are mailed

September 14th:
Summer tax bill payments are due

December 1st:
Winter tax bills are mailed

February 14th:
Winter tax bill payments are due

February 28th:
Last day to pay property taxes at the Township office

March 1st:
Unpaid property taxes are turned over to the Ottawa County Treasurer for collection. All payments must be made to their office. Call (616) 994-4501 for the amount due.

Note for Summer Tax Bills:
If summer taxes are not paid by the due date (Sept. 14th), 1% interest will be charged on the day following the due date and on the 1st of every month through February. After February 14th, an additional 3% penalty will be charged on the unpaid balance.

Note for Winter Tax Bills:
If winter taxes are not paid by the due date (Feb. 14th), a 3% penalty will be charged on the unpaid balance.

2020 Assessing Dates

December 31:
Tax Day for coming year (Assessed Values reflect this date)

January 2:
Personal Property forms are mailed

January 15:
Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) denials are mailed to property owners

February 14:
Prior year Winter Tax bills are due

February 20:
Personal Property forms to be returned to Assessor

February 25:
Assessment Notices for Real property are mailed

March*:
Board of Review organizational meeting

March**:
Board of Review starts sessions with taxpayers

May 1:
Special Assessment bills are mailed

May 31:
Special Assessment bills are due

June 1:
Deadline for eligibility for Principal Residence Exemption (PRE)

June 5:
Deadline to receive Principal Residence Exemption forms (PRE)

July 1:
Summer Tax bills are mailed

July***:
July Board of Review held for correction of clerical errors & PRE

August 31:
Unpaid special assessments are placed on December tax bill

September 14:
Summer Tax bills are due

December 1:
Winter Tax bills are mailed

December****:
December Board of Review held for correction of clerical errors & PRE

* Tuesday following the first Monday
** Monday following the organizational meeting and for as many days as necessary – by appointment
*** Tuesday after the third Monday
**** Tuesday after the second Monday