Property Transfer Affidavit
This form must be filed whenever real estate or some type of personal property are transferred (even if you are not recording a deed). It is used by the assessor to ensure the property is assessed properly and receives the correct taxable value. It must be filed by the the new owner with the assessor for the city or township where the property is located within 45 days of the transfer. If it is not filed timely, a penalty of $5/day (maximum $200) applies. The information on this form is NOT CONFIDENTIAL.
Homeowner's Principal Residence Exemption
An affidavit filed by an owner for a principal residence exemption rescinds all previous exemptions filed by that owner. This form must be filed with the assessor for the city or township where the property is located.
Request to Rescind Homeowner's Principal Residence Exemption
This form must be filed with the assessor for the city or township where the property is located.
Personal Property Statement
Must Be filled out by every business within the township. Requested file date is February 1st of each year.
THE LAW IS MANDATORY, You must fill out this statement and return it to the local assessor, for failure thereof you may be liable to imprisonment for a period of not less than thirty days nor more than six months, or to a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1000, or both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court. See section 21, P.A. 206, of 1893, as amended.
If you go out of business BEFORE December 31, of the prior year, it is imperative that you notify the assessor AT ONCE, in order that records pertaining to your property may be changed accordingly.