Poverty Property Tax Exemption

Poverty Property Tax Exemption

Taxpayers meeting certain income limit and asset levels may be eligible for a full or partial exemption of property taxes. The specific annual income limits vary by size of household and are published each year by the State of Michigan.

Application for Poverty Exemption(PDF)

Affirmation to Remain Poverty(PDF)

State Tax Commission Policy Regarding Requests for Percentage Reductions in Taxable Value for Poverty Exemption(PDF)

Request for Percentage Reduction(PDF)

Exemptions are approved at the local township/city level and it is necessary to apply for the exemption annually with the appropriate Assessing Department.  Please contact your Township/City to obtain additional information and/or apply, See below for a link to the Townships/City.