Tax Information

General Tax Information Frequently asked questions: 

  • When do summer bills come out and when are they due?
    First week of July, due Sept. 14th 
  • When do winter bills come out and are they due?
    First week of December, due February 14th 
  • Can we pay online or over the phone?  
    Not at this time 
  • Can we pay with credit or debit cards?  
    Not at this time 
  • Do you accept postmarks? 
    NO nor are we responsible for the mailing system delivery 
  • Is there a drop box? 
    YES on left side of building 
  • Can we submit one check for both late summer tax and winter tax?  
    NO, separate checks for each season 
  • Can we submit one check for multiple parcels?  
    Yes, reference all parcel/property tax #’s 
  • Do you send receipts?  
    No, we do not send receipts 
  • How do we get receipts?  
    Include a self-addressed stamped envelope or pay at the office 
  • Can we pay late summer bills there?  
    Yes, interest accumulates monthly..call for amount due 
  • Can we pay late winter bills there?  
    Yes, penalty applies..call for amount due 
  • What is the last day a payment can be received?  
    February 28th 
  • When do taxes go delinquent to the count?  
    March 1st
  • Whom do we contact to make delinquent tax payments?  
    Berrien County Treasurer 269-983-7111 ext. 8569 
  • Do you have a senior citizen discount/exemption?  
    No
  • There is an application for deferment of taxes (a couple extra months to pay w/o interest) but strict in whom qualifies, click the following link for more details: http://www.michigan.gov/taxes/
  • Do you get discount for early payment?  
    No 
  • What happens with over-payments?  
    Refund will be made to party issuing the check 
  • What happens with double-payments?
    The 2nd payment received will either be returned or refunded 
  • Do you accept partial payments?  
    Yes, at the discretion of the treasurer, unpaid amounts are still subject to interest/penalty/delinquency 
  • When will we see a refund?  
    Within approximately four weeks but no later than the end of February 
  • How do I submit an address change?  
    Fill in appropriate box on stub of tax bill or send email to jpoff@newbuffalotownship.org 
  • Can I change ownership name there?  
    No Contact Register of Deeds office 
  • Can I delete a deceased owner there?  
    No Contact Register of Deeds office Register of Deeds phone 269-983-7111 ext 8562 
  • Can I add a “in care of” name there?  
    Yes 
  • Do you have extended office hours?  
    Yes, we're open until 5:00 on last business day in December and February for tax collection purposes only


To view your taxes, click here (you cannot pay online, only view information)