Grass Lake Charter Township

Property Tax Information

Summer Property Tax Bills

Summer Tax Bills are mailed by July 1. Property Taxes are payable without penalty from July 1 through the end of township business hours on September 14th. Taxes may be paid at the township office through February 14th with a 1% monthly penalty. An additional 3% will be added to the summer tax bill if paid after February 14th to February 28th.

Starting July 5, 2022 Grass Lake Charter Township Property Tax bills can now be paid online by clicking here. Please note that $3.00 or 3% fees will be added to all transactions over $100

*Payment will be recorded on the date received, not the date postmarked or date written on the check*

Winter Property Tax Bills

Winter Tax Bills are mailed by December 1. Property Taxes are payable without penalty from December 1 through the end of township business hours on February 14. Taxes can be paid at the township office with a 4% penalty through February 28th.

*Payment will be recorded on the date received, not the date postmarked or date written on the check*

After February 28th, summer and winter taxes must be paid to the County Treasurer, Grass Lake Charter Township cannot accept delinquent property tax payments and has no authority to waive any part of the tax, penalty, interest, or any other related fee.

Checks

Please write your telephone number and your Property I.D. Number on your check for reference. Payment will be recorded on the date received, not the date postmarked or date written on the check. Checks are accepted only as a conditional payment. If not honored by the bank, the tax is unpaid and subject to penalties and interest. There will be a $25 fee for returned checks.

To Pay By Mail

Make checks payable and mail to:

Grass Lake Charter Township Treasurer

PO Box 216

Grass Lake, MI 49240

To pay in person

Bring your tax bill to the Township Office on Monday thru Thursday – 8:00 am to 4:30pm.  Credit card payments are accepted. An additional 3% fee is added to all credit card payments.

Errors and Omissions

Please examine your statement closely to assure accuracy. Please notify our office of any errors as soon as possible. Clerical errors, mutual mistakes of fact and omitted homestead exemptions may be corrected at the December meeting of the Board of Review, provided the township is notified of the error prior to the meeting. After this meeting is held, errors on the current tax bill cannot be corrected until the following year. Failure to receive your tax bill is not cause for, or does not waive interest and/or penalties.

Name & Address Changes

Change of names and/or address should be promptly reported. If you have sold your property and received a statement in error, please forward the statement to the new owner or return it to the Treasurer’s Office with corrections of name and or address. Grass Lake Charter Township will not change an owners name or address without proper documentation, such as a deed or property transfer affidavit. These are submitted to the township by the Register of Deeds.

Property Tax Analysis

1 mill = $1.00 for each $1,000.00 of taxable value of your property

Current Millage Rates – Grass Lake School DistrictWinterSummer
Jackson County Operating 5.0660
Medical Care.2476 
Jackson District Library1.7411 
Grass Lake Charter Township Operating.6729 
Grass Lake Fire Department Operating1.6400 
Jackson Intermediate School District4.3539 4.3539
Jackson County Jail.4810 

Jackson County Lifeways

Jackson County Parks

Jackson County Animal Control 

.4947

.4954

.2476

 
Senior Services.5966 
Grass Lake Schools Operating 18.0000
Grass Lake Schools Debt 7.6500
Jackson Community College 1.1327
State Education Tax 6.0000
Homestead10.970824.2026
Non-homestead10.970842.2026