Tax Rates

School Districts


Total tax rates differ by school district. There are 3 local school districts in Waterford Township. To determine what school district for a parcel, click on Tax Information Search on the Tax Information and Payment Center page.
  1. Waterford School District
  2. Pontiac School District
  3. Clarkston School District

Waterford School District


Taxes Principal Residence* (Homestead) Non-Principal Resident* (Non-Homestead)
Summer Tax - 2016 21.9505 39.9505
Winter Tax - 2016 12.2573 12.2573

Summer Taxes for 2016


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
County Operating  4.0400 4.0400
State Education Tax*  6.0000  6.0000
Oakland Schools 3.3398 3.3398
Oakland Community College 1.5707 1.5707
Waterford Schools - Debt  7.0000  7.0000
Waterford Schools - Operating*  0.0000 18.0000
Total Summer
21.9505 39.9505


Winter Taxes for 2016


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
Oakland County Parks and Recreation  0.2392  0.2392
Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority  0.2146  0.2146
Zoo Authority  0.0990  0.0990
Art Institute  0.1981  0.1981
Township*
11.5064
11.5064
TOTAL WINTER 12.2573 12.2573

*For township millage rates, please visit the Township Millage page.
*Michigan Business Tax Exempt Special Notes
  • Personal Property Tax classified 251 up to 12 mills School Operating
  • Personal Property Tax classified 351 up to 18 mills School Operating and 6 mills State Education Tax
Calculating Taxes
Example:
  • State Equalized Value = $75,000
  • Taxable Value = $65,000
  • Total Tax Rate (summer and winter) = 30.0000
65,000 x 30.0000/1,000 = $1,950 total taxes (summer and winter)