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Board of Review
2013 Board of Review Dates
- Tuesday, March 5 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 6 - 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Monday, March 11 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, March 12 - 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The Township’s three member Board of Review meets to review property assessments, hear assessment appeals, and make any needed corrections to the assessment roll. In addition, they may meet to be advised on assessments, assessment appeals and to sign documents, certificates, affidavits, etc. The Board is also responsible, at its July and December sessions, to hear local appeals on approvals and denials of homestead exemption issues. The Board members participate in at least one training session each year.
The first meeting of the Board of Review shall be on the Tuesday following the first Monday in March. This meeting is to receive the Assessment Roll as prepared by the Assessor for the current year, and they shall proceed in its examination.
The second meeting of the Board of Review shall be on the second Monday of March.
Appealing Your Property Tax Assessment
If after receiving your yearly property tax assessment notice in February, you feel the assessed value is more than half of what you would value your property at, you may appeal the assessment and/or the taxable value to the Board of Review.
How do I get an appointment with the Board of Review?
You must telephone the Township Assessing Department at (248) 674-6270 to make an appointment, in order to make a personal appearance before the Board. If you wish to lodge an appeal by mail, your letter must be postmarked no later than the Tuesday following the second Monday in March.
What if I am not satisfied with the Board of Review decision on my appeal?
You have the right to file an appeal with the Michigan Tax Tribunal. It must be filed with the Tribunal on or before June 30, of the current year.
Michigan Tax Tribunal
1033 S. Washington
P.O. Box 30232
Lansing, MI 48909