GAINES CHARTER TOWNSHIP
DEFERMENT OF SUMMER PROPERTY TAXES
Provided by Act 97 P.A. 1992 certain qualifying taxpayers may defer the payment of their 2016 summer taxes until February 14, 2017. Taxes may be deferred on a homestead if household income did not exceed $40,000 in 2015 and the taxpayer qualifies as defined in the General Property Tax Act as one or more of the following:
Citizen, 62 years or older
Paraplegic, Hemiplegic or Quadriplegic
Eligible Serviceman, Eligible Veteran or
Eligible Widow or Widower
Totally and permanently disabled
Taxes may also be deferred for certain agricultural properties which meet the specific requirements of the Act.
Application for deferment and additional information are available at the treasurer’s Office. Application must be filed by September 15, 2016.