2019 TAX BILLS
The summer tax bills will be mailed out July 1, 2019.
Winter tax bills will be mailed out December 1, 2019.
The summer tax bills will be due on Monday, September 16, 2019, by 5:00 p.m. to avoid all interest.
Winter tax bills will be due on Friday, February 14, 2019, by 5:00 p.m. to avoid a 3% penalty.
IMPORTANT 2019 PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT DATES AND INFORMATION:
Summer taxes are due September 16, 2019 to avoid any interest.
Summer taxes for real property are paid at the Township Hall until February 28, 2020, but interest will be included after 9/16/2019.
6% interest must be added to all summer taxes paid at the township from February 1st through February 28, 2020.
Winter taxes are due February 14, 2020 without penalty.
Winter taxes received after February 14th thru February 28th must add an additional 3% penalty to the tax payment.
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.
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 include the bottom bar-code portion of your bill.
If you are running short of time and you are nearing the tax deadline, please 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.
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, 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.