Merritt Township Treasurer

TINA FLEISCHMANN

Contact Information

Office: 989.659.2136

[email protected]

Office Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 9AM – 12PM

2024 Dates to Remember

  • February 29, 2024 LAST DAY TO PAY 2023 TAXES IN MERRITT TOWNSHIP
  • March 5, 2024 BOR Organizational Meeting
  • March 11, 2024 3PM – 9PM BOR contact the Treasurer’s Office for an appointment
  • March 13, 2024 9AM – 3:00 PM BOR contact the Treasurer’s Office for an appointment
  • July 1, 2024¬†Summer tax bills mailed out
  • September 16, 2024 Summer tax bills due without Interest
  • December 1, 2024¬†Winter tax bills mailed out
  • February 14, 2025 Winter tax bills due without penalty

GUIDELINES FOR POVERY EXEMPTION 2023

Bay County Treasurer’s Website, here

The Bay County Treasurer’s Office collects delinquent taxes from the previous year. Please contact their office after March 1 for payment options and current balance.

Merritt Township Assessor

Anissa Zaucha, MAAO| 989-225-1070 | [email protected]

Call/text or email with inquiries, to request an in-person meeting or copies of assessment records. Records may be mailed or emailed according to your preference.

Many questions and concerns may be addressed and corrected prior to the March Board of Review meetings. Contact the assessor to request either an in-person or phone meeting prior to Board of Review to discuss any potential disputes.

If you have online capabilities, assessing and tax information may be found by visiting https://www.baycounty-mi.gov/equalization Scroll to the bottom of the page, click on Property Tax Query, Search property by Name, Address or Parcel Identification Number

BSA Online – Search Tax and Assessing information for Merritt Township, here

Merritt Township Zoning Map, HERE If you need further assistance please contact my office.

Summer Taxes Information

Summer taxes are mailed out July1, 2024 and are due September 16, 2024 without interest or penalty. Interest is 1% September 17 – 30 and then 1% additional per month until payment is made. Summer tax deferrals will also be mailed out July 1, 2024 and must be returned to my office no later than September 16, 2024.

July Board of Review will meet TBD to correct any qualifying errors, so please review your tax bills and contact my office right away if errors are found.

Winter Taxes Information

Winter taxes are mailed out December 1, 2023 and are due February 14, 2024 without penalty. I am no longer accepting postmarks, payments must be in my office on the due date. Taxes paid after this date will have to pay a 3% late penalty. The last day to pay 2023 taxes is February 29, 2024. I will have additional hours in December, please watch your tax bill for the additional hours . The December Board of Review will meet December 12, 2023 to correct any qualifying errors, so please review your tax bills and contact my office right away if errors are found.