2016 TAX BILLS
The summer tax bills will be mailed out July 1, 2016.
Winter tax bills will be mailed out December 1, 2016.
The summer tax bills will be due on September 14, 2016 to avoid interest.
Winter tax bills will be due on February 14, 2017.
ALL PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES and TRAILER TAXES ARE PAID AT THE LINCOLN CHARTER TOWNSHIP OFFICE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
ALL 2015 REAL PROPERTY TAXES ARE PAID AT THE BERRIEN COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE.
Postmark is not accepted as the payment date.
If you want a receipt, send a self address, STAMPED envelope with your mailed payment and we will stamp the bill paid and return it in your envelope. If you walk your payment into the office please BRING YOUR WHOLE BILL. We will stamp the top portion and return it to you. If you only bring in the bottom portion of the bill, we have nothing to give you.
In order to insure that your payment is applied to your account, please inclue the bottom barcode portion of your bill.
If you are running short of time and you are nearing the tax deadline, please feel free to use our drop box right outside the front door. It is checked each morning and evening. IF MAILING YOUR TAX BILL, ALLOW 7 TO 10 DAYS for it to reach the township. As you see above, postmark is not accepted as the payment date.
SORRY, NO CREDIT CARDS CAN BE USED TO MAKE TAX PAYMENTS.
Treasurer Department Members:
Terrie Smith, Treasurer
(269) 429-1589 Ext. 112#
Tina Barker, Deputy Treasurer
(269) 429-1589 Ext. 101#
DOG LICENSES CAN ONLY BE PURCHASED AT THE TOWNSHIP HALL FROM DECEMBER 1ST TO FEBRUARY 28TH EACH YEAR. DURING ANY OTHER TIME OF THE YEAR YOU MUST EITHER CONTACT ANIMAL CONTROL OR THE BERRIEN COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE.
IMPORTANT 2016 PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT DATES AND INFORMATION:
Summer taxes are due September 14, 2016.
Summer taxes for real property are paid at the Township Hall until February 29, 2017.
6% interest must be added to all summer taxes paid at the township from February 1st through February 29, 2017.
Winter taxes are due February 14, 2017 without penalty.
Winter taxes received after February 15th thru February 29th must add an additional 3% penalty to the tax payment.
CLICK THE MONEY LINK BELOW to access your current or past property taxes. Once at the site click on the tab that says,"Create an Account" and continue to set up an account that can be accessed at anytime throughout the year. A confirmation will be sent to your email. Follow the directions in your email to finish setting up your account. After your account has been set up you can come back to our website at anytime, hit the money icon, and once at the tax website click the "Log In" tab in the upper right hand corner and begin your search. Remember, IT'S FREE to access your account but you must pay $2.00 to access anyone else's property.
Want to see your property tax records?
Lost your tax bill and need to file your income taxes?
Follow the steps above after clicking on the Money Icon and those records are available to you free of charge on your property.
Please note that partial payments are accepted throughout the tax season.
Leasehold (trailer parks) and Personal Property taxes are paid at the township all year long! Current year leaseholds and personals AND delinquent leasehold and personal property taxes are always paid at Lincoln Charter Township.