How to Prevent Tax Foreclosure

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Your resource to prevent tax foreclosure(PDF)

County Treasurers averted 97.5 percent* of tax foreclosures in the state in 2019! Of that 97.5 percent - Michigan Treasury reports that 90 percent successfully paid their taxes(redeemed properties) - About 10 percent received extensions. 

How do we do this? By providing a wide variety of programs that help keep people from losing their properties.  

  • Financial hardship extensions for qualified taxpayers
  • One-on-one discussions and planning
  • Partnerships with financial institutions
  • Community agencies 

*Michigan Department of Treasury, Statewide real Property Tax Forfeiture and Foreclosure Statistics

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