Assessment Office – Exemptions

Owner occupied
Must be the legal owner & occupy this residence. Using it as your legal residence (your township assessor will do this for you. No annual renewal required)

Senior homestead
65 years or older (no renewal required)

Senior assessment freeze
Income based. This freezes the assessment base used for taxing purposes (filed yearly, proof of income must be provided)

Home improvement
4 year exemption equaling the assessed value of the improvement such as, room additions, garages, decks, etc.(up to 25,000 av)

Returning veteran
Filed during the year you returned home from active duty (proof must be submitted)

Disabled veteran
Service connected disability based on the percentage of disability (yearly renewal, proof must be submitted)

Disabled person
For qualified disabled persons (yearly renewal, proof must be submitted)