Treasurer/Property Taxes

Lynn McCoy

5795 Raucholz Road

Hemlock, MI 48626

(989) 274-0912

PROPERTY TAX INFORMATION

All properties in Fremont Township are assessed with one Summer and one Winter tax. The Township Summer tax is payable July 1st and due before September 16th. The Winter Tax is payable December 1st and due by February 16th 2021.

Summer Taxes may be paid by mail or appointment (contact Treasurer) OR at Treasurer McCoy's Residence on the following dates between the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (see address in header above) on:

  • Friday July 16th 2021

  • Monday August 16th 2021

  • Tuesday September 14th 2021 (last date to pay summer taxes without penalty)

Receipts are marked paid on date received, not by postmark. Check or money order. Unpaid taxes have a late fee - call for correct amount due.

Tax and assessment information is available online at the Saginaw Area GIS Authority web site -- sagagis.org.

HOMEOWNERS PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE EXEMPTION (MCL 211.7cc)

New Homeowners: If you own and occupy a home in Fremont Township as your legal principal residence, file a homeowner's Principal Residence Exemption Affidavit by June 1st for the summer tax levy and November 1st for the winter tax levy with the Township to claim an exemption from some school operating taxes for the tax year.

DEFERMENT OF SUMMER TAXES (MCL 211.51)

Qualifying residents and agricultural property owners may defer their summer taxes until the due date of the December taxes. Taxpayers who filed a summer deferment last year will be mailed an application for this years deferment. New applicants can obtain the applications by calling the Fremont Township Treasurer. To qualify, a household income cannot exceed $40,000. The applicant must also be 62 years of age or older, paraplegic, quadriplegic, eligible service person, veteran, widow or widower, blind or totally and permanently disabled. Taxpayers that farm agricultural real property may also qualify. Please call for more information.

HARDSHIP/POVERTY EXEMPTION (MCL 211.7u)

Hardship/Poverty exemptions allow eligible homeowners exemption from paying property taxes. Poverty Exemptions must be filed annually and the owner of the property must be its principal resident. Residents who wish to apply for a poverty exemption should complete an exemption application and submit it to the Supervisor or Board of Review. First time applicants should complete form 5737. Returning applicants may complete form 5739 (which is shorter) for up to three subsequent years. After three years applicants will again need to complete form 5737. If applicants do not file State or Federal income tax returns they must also complete form 4988.

NONPROFIT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION EXEMPTION (MCL 211.7o)