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Deferment Information


Tax payers may defer the summer and Village of Schoolcraft property tax on their principal residence until February 14, 2018


they had a total gross household income of $40,000.00 or less for the 2016 income tax year


they meet one of the following requirements:

A.  At least Age 62

B.  Is totally and permanently disabled, blind, paraplegic or quadriplegic

C. Is an eligible service-person, eligible veteran, or eligible widow or widower, as these persons are defined
 in chapter 9 of the income tax act of 1967, 1967 PA 281, MCL 206.501 to 206.532.


Applications for deferment must be filed with the township treasurer EACH year on or before the summer and Village tax bill due date (usually September 14) .  Applications can be obtained from the township treasurer or by clicking here.

For more detailed information see:


Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Summer tax deferment

Qualified Agricultural property owners may also apply for deferment if they meet the following requirement:

Property classified or used as agricultural real property if the gross receipts of the agricultural or horticultural operations in the previous year or the average gross receipts of the operations in the previous 3 years are not less than the household income of the owner in the previous year or the combined household incomes in the previous year of the individual members of a limited liability company or partners of a partnership that owns the agricultural real property. A limited liability company or partnership may claim the deferment under this section only if the individual members of the limited liability company or partners of the partnership qualified for the deferment under this section before the individual members or partners formed the limited liability company or partnership.