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 - 2018 21.8644 39.8644
Winter Tax - 2018 14.3196 14.3196

Summer Taxes for 2018


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
County Operating  4.0400  4.0400
State Education Tax*  6.0000  6.0000
Oakland Schools  3.2813  3.2813
Oakland Community College  1.5431  1.5431
Waterford Schools - Debt  7.0000  7.0000
Waterford Schools - Operating*  0.0000 18.0000
Total Summer
21.8644 39.8644


Winter Taxes for 2018


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
Oakland County Parks and Recreation  0.2349  0.2349
Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority  0.2129  0.2129
Zoo Authority  0.0982  0.0982
Art Institute  0.1945  0.1945
Township*
13.5791
 
13.5791
TOTAL WINTER 14.3196 14.3196

*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) = 35.0000
65,000 x 35.0000/1,000 = $2,275 total taxes (summer and winter)