Tax payments of cash, check or money order are accepted by the Township Office to mail address P.O. Box 100 or 3461 Blue Star Highway, Saugatuck, MI 49453, Monday thru Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Post marks are not honored. Office: (269) 857-7721, Fax: (269) 857-4542.
Summer taxes are due: September 14. Winter taxes are due: February 14.
Make checks payable to: Saugatuck Township
Winter Tax Deferment
As provided by MCL 211.51 certain qualifying taxpayers may defer the payment of their Winter property taxes until April of the following year. Applications for tax deferment are available at the Township Hall and must be filed with the Township Treasurer, Jon Helmrich. Contact Jon for more information or visit the Allegan County Treasurers Office.
Real Property Tax Forfeiture & Foreclosure
Real property tax delinquency entails a three-year forfeiture and foreclosure process in Michigan. Parcels are forfeited to the County Treasurer when the real property taxes are in the second year of delinquency.
Real property taxes which remain unpaid as of March 31st in the third year of delinquency are foreclosed upon the Foreclosing Governement Unit (FGU). The FGU is responsible for inspecting forfeited property, providing due process notification subsequent disposition of the property. Contact the Township Treasurer or the Michigan Department of Treasury for more information.