2022 TAX BILLS
The summer tax bills will be mailed out July 1, 2022.
Winter tax bills will be mailed out December 1, 2022.
The summer tax bills will be due on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, by 5:00 p.m. to avoid all interest.
Beginning Thursday, September 15, 2022 add an additional 1% interest.
Beginning in October 2022 add an additional 1% interest each month.
Winter tax bills are due Tuesday, February 14, 2023, by 5:00 p.m.
February 15, 2023 through February 28, 2023 add an additional 3%.
HOW DO I GET A RECEIPT IF I DON'T COME INTO THE OFFICE?
If you want a receipt, mail in your entire tax bill (top and bottom both) and enclose a self addressed, stamped envelope. We will stamp the top half of the bill and mail it back to you in your envelope.
SUGGESTIONS FOR PAYING TAXES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Following are a few suggestions to keep yourself safe and contact free while paying taxes during the Pandemic.
1. Mail your taxes in.
2. Contact your bank and set up a payment through their bill pay. (Usually no charge.)
3. Drop your payment in the drop box right beside the Township front door.
4. Use our new drive-up drop box by the flag pole across from the Township Hall.
5. Set up an e-check payment through allpaid.com. ($2.95 fee) PLC code a002xj
6. Pay using your credit card at allpaid.com. (2.95% fee) (Bills up to $31 have a $1.00 fee.)
If using the allpaid.com, just click the box below and it will take you right to the site.
Want to pay your taxes by credit/debit card or e-check? Just click the link above and it will take you to the website to make your tax payment. There are fees associated with the payment. All fees are paid by the taxpayer. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the treasurer’s office.
ALL PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES and TRAILER TAXES ARE PAID AT THE LINCOLN CHARTER TOWNSHIP OFFICE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
POST MARK IS NOT ACCEPTED AS PAYMENT DATE.
BUT I WANT A RECEIPT!
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. The top half of the bill is your receipt. Bring it in or send it with your payment..
In order to insure that your payment is applied to your account, please include the bottom bar-code portion of your bill. When we scan it, it goes directly to your account.
If you are running short of time and you are nearing the tax deadline, please use our drop box right outside the front door or the drive-up drop box by the flag pole. It is checked each morning and evening. IF MAILING YOUR TAX BILL, ALLOW 7 TO 10 DAYS for it to reach the township. If you mail it the day before or the day of, it will not make it here in time. Postmark is not accepted as the payment date. If received late it will be sent back for additional funds.
Treasurer Department Members:
Terrie Smith, Treasurer
(269) 429-1589 Ext. 112#
Deputy Treasurer, Michele Blahnik
(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.
Access Current or Past Property Taxes
CLICK HERE 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. Remember, IT’S FREE to access your account but you must pay $2.00 to access anyone else’s property.
Do you want to access your taxes?
Do you want to verify your assessment and taxable value?
Lost your tax bill and need to file your income taxes?
The answers you need are all on this site!
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.