The TREASURER & Taxes
There are a variety of ways to pay your taxes:
· You may drop off your payments at the township hall. There is a drop box near the lower ADA door, for your convenience. Receipts will be mailed to the address on record or you may request an email receipt.
· You may mail your payments via USPS. Your cancelled check will be your receipt unless one is requested.
· You may pay your taxes via www.bsaonline.com. There are two options online; the first is via credit card and a 3-percent
convenience fee will apply; the second is by electronic check and there is a flat $3.00 fee.
· You can also pay through the bill payment portal of your online bank account. Please note the parcel numbers in the memo line.
ACH transfers now available:
An ACH Transfer is the electronic movement of money between financial institutions and is now available for the payment of property taxes; fee free!
Please contact the Treasurer for more details or complete the necessary form to get started. Click the box below to download the ACH form.
Notices & Updates:
- Online access to Tax and Assessor information is now available! Go to www.bsaonline.com.
- Credit cards will be accepted for tax payments. A 3-percent convenience fee will apply.
- Electronic checks, to pay taxes, have a $3.00 fee.
- As of July 1, 2016, due to new processing procedures, receipts will no longer be mailed. Your cleared check is your receipt. If you would like a receipt, please request one or find it at www.bsaonline.com.
- Summer tax bills will be mailed by the first of July. The Summer tax will become delinquent after September 14.
- Winter tax bills will be mailed by the first of December. The Winter tax becomes delinquent after February 14.
- As of the first of March, Summer and Winter taxes are delivered to Benzie County for collection and administration.
- In November, of 2013, Public Act 161 was signed into law granting a 100 percent property tax exemption for qualified disabled veterans. Real property used and owned as a homestead by a disabled veteran or their un-remarried surviving spouse is exempt from the collection of taxes. Use the link to the left for more information.
- The General Property Tax Act allows a 100-percent property tax exemption for the principal residence of persons who, by reason of poverty, are unable to contribute to property taxes. An eligible person must own and occupy the home and file an annual claim. Use the Hardship Exemption link to the left for more information.
Property Tax Estimator
Personal Property Tax Exemption
Principal Residence Exemption
Disabled Veterans Exemption Information
Tax Proration Calculator
Michigan Taxpayers Guide
Michigan Department of Treasury