Phone (269) 925-0616
Office Hours (M - F):
8:30am - 5:00pm

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Assessor - Kathy Angelo MAAO, MCPPE kangelo@bentonchartertownship-mi.gov
Administrative Assistant - Cherry Mesa MAAO cmesa@bentonchartertownship-mi.gov

What's New in Assessing

March Board of Review Dates are as follows:

Monday, March 8, 2021 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Appointments Only & 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Walk-In Taxpayers Only.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 9:00 am - 11:30 pm & 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Appointments Only & 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Walk-In Taxpayers only & 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Appointments Only.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Appointments Only & 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Walk-in Taxpayers Only & 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Appointments Only & 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Appointments Only

Walk-ins are welcome between the hours of 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm each day. Letters of appeal must be received prior to adjournment of Board of Review, March 10th.

Phone appointments may be made by calling the Assessor's office during regular business hours.

MASKS ARE REQUIRED

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Personal Property Information

Please visit the links below to learn more about the Small Taxpayer Exemption, Eligible Manufacturing Personal Property Exemption and Essential Services Assessment.

Personal Property Tax General Information

Essential Services Assessment (ESA) Overview


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Assessing Calendar

February 22, 2021

March 1, 2021

  • The 2021 assessment roll shall be completed and certified by the assessor. MCL 211.24 (on or before the first Monday in March)

March 2, 2021

  • The Assessor shall submit the 2021 certified assessment roll to the Board of Review. MCL 211.29(1) (Tuesday after first Monday in March)

March 8, 2021

  • The Board of Review must meet on the second Monday in March and one additional day this week. MCL 211.30

April 1, 2021

  • On or before the first Monday in April, the Board of Review must complete their review of protests of assessed value, taxable value, property classification or denial by assessor of continuation of qualified agricultural property exemption. MCL 211.30a

  • Assessors are required to annually provide information from any Form 5278 Eligible Manufacturing Personal Property Tax Exemption Claim, Personal Property Statement, and Report of Fair Market Value of Qualified New and Previously Existing Personal Property (Combined Document) and other parcel information required by the Department of Treasury in a form and manner required by the Department no later than April 1 of each year. MCL 211.43(3)(c)

May 1, 2021

  • Deadline for filing the Farmland Exemption Affidavit. Form 2599 - Claim for Farmland Exemption

  • Deadline for filing a Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) active Duty Military Affidavit (Form 4660) to allow military personnel to retain a PRE for up to three years if they rent or lease their principal residence while away on active duty. MCL 211.7dd

May 31, 2021

  • Appeals of property classified as commercial real, industrial real, developmental real, commercial personal, industrial personal or utility personal must be made by filing a written petition wither the Michigan Tax Tribunal on or before May 31 of the tax year involved. MCL 205.735a(6)

June 1, 2021

July 20, 2021

  • Board of Review meets to correct qualified errors (Tuesday after the third Monday in July). MCL 211.53b

August 2, 2021

  • Appeals of property classified as residential real, agricultural real, timber-cutover real or agricultural personal must be made by filing a written petition with the Michigan Tax Tribunal on or before July 31 of the tax year involved. MCL 205.735a(6)

August 16, 2021

Deadline for taxpayer to file appeal directly with the Michigan Tax Tribunal if final equalization multiplier exceeds tentative multiplier and a taxpayer's assessment, as equalized, is in excess of 50% of true cash value (by the third Monday in August). MCL 205.737(7)

November 1, 2021

* Deadline for filing Principal Residence Exemption Affidavit (Form 2368) Coloma Schools

December 14, 2021

  • Board of Review meets to correct qualified errors (Tuesday after the second Monday in December). MCL 211.53b

  • December Board of Review to hear appeals for current year poverty exemptions only, but not poverty exemptions denied by the March Board of Review. MCL 211.7u

December 31, 2019