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Taxes / Assessing

Property Taxes

Property taxes are levied on December 31 of each year by the city assessor.  Assessments are based upon 50 percent of true cash value.  Valuation statements are sent to property owners in February of each year.  Taxpayers who wish to discuss their valuations with the Board of Review can do so during the Board of Review public meetings scheduled in March of each year.
Questions regarding assessing matters can be directed to: 

Summer tax bills are mailed out on July 1st of each year and are due by September 14th.
Winter tax bills are mailed out in late November of each year and are due by February 14th.
On March 1st of every year, all unpaid real property taxes are given to the Houghton County Treasurer for collection.

Questions regarding tax matters can be directed to:



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