Only taxpayers with confirmed appointments will be allowed in the office from April 6 - April 16.
Statement from Wayne County Treasurer Eric R. Sabree on the Extensions Due to COVID-19
Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and an overwhelming demand for payment plans and appointments, the Wayne County Treasurer is extending the deadline for payment plan enrollment as well as foreclosure redemption until May 14, 2021. Taxpayers are encouraged to use the Wayne County Treasurer's Office online payment plan enrollment and remote payment methods throughout the redemption period.
For taxpayer assistance and to make an appointment, taxpayers can contact our office by going online at treasurer.waynecounty.com Appointments are required. NO walk-ins will be honored at this time.
The Treasurer's office is complying with state and federal guidelines for social distancing and hygiene practices requiring a face mask before entering the building. People are requested to stand six feet apart in lines at the Treasurer's office.
To address the increasing financial distress experienced by many Wayne County taxpayers during the COVID -19 pandemic, the Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) Financial Hardship Policy now includes certain occupied Commercial and Residential Rental properties to allow for an extended payment period through 2023.Property owners with delinquent taxes may review the following hardship policy or apply for a payment plan. Please email completed applications and any questions to email@example.com.
DOOE Application DOOE Renewal Application
Commercial Properties Application Residential Rental Properties Application
Remote Payment options
The Wayne County Treasurer's Office offers many remote payment options for your property taxes. Paying online is easy and convenient.
You can pay online by visiting the Wayne County Treasurer's Office website at treasurer.waynecounty.com.
You can pay by mail by sending a check to Wayne County Treasurer P.O. Box 554889 Detroit, MI 48232-5555
You can also download the Wayne County Mobile App from the Google Play store (search or wcMobile) or the Apple App Store (search for Wayne County Mobile) and pay with your smart phone.
You can pay at one of the many kiosks located throughout Metro Detroit. Go to www.wctkiosk.com for a list of locations.
If you must visit our office in person, you must make an appointment by going to treasurer.waynecounty.com. It only takes a few minutes. Masks/Facial coverings are required and social distancing rules are observed. Your health and safety is very important to us.For more information, visit our Tax Payment options Page.
Tax Payment Options
The Wayne County Treasurer's office is committed to excellent customer service. We are here to serve taxpayers with respect, efficiency, and professionalism. We want you to have a positive experience as you conduct your business with the Wayne County Treasurer's Office.
ERIC R. SABREE
Wayne County Treasurer
Payment PlansThe Wayne County Treasurer's Office offers various plans to assist distressed taxpayers with paying delinquent taxes.
The Stipulated Payment Agreement (REGSPA) and the Pay As You Stay Payment Agreement (PAYSPA) are available online for eligible taxpayers. IRSPA Payment plan agreements will have to be made through the mail or email until further notice.
Click here to see if you are eligible and to apply
Payment Plan requests can also be sent bymail or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Include your name, email address, phone number, and the property address and parcel number that you are concerned about.
Payment plan agreement requests can be mailed to:
Wayne County Treasurer's Office
400 Monroe Street
Detroit, MI 48226
Payment Plan Information
Pay As You Stay (PAYS) may reduce the amount of delinquent taxes owed for lower income homeowners who qualify for their cities, township's, or village's Poverty Tax Exemption (PTE).The following Wayne County communities are participating in PAYS:
Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Detroit, Ecorse, Grosse Pointe City, Grosse Pointe Farms, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Plymouth City, Redford Twp., Rockwood, Romulus, Sumpter Twp., Taylor, Trenton, Van Buren Twp., and Westland.
The following Wayne County communities chose to opt-out of PAYS:
Allen Park, Belleville, Brownstown Twp., Canton Twp., Flat Rock, Garden City, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile Twp., Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Woods, Harper Woods, Huron Twp., Inkster, Lincoln Park, Livonia, Melvindale, Northville City, Northville Twp., Plymouth Twp., River Rouge, Riverview, Southgate, Wayne, Woodhaven, Wyandotte, and the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores.
If you are interested in applying for PAYS, and live in a participating community, contact your local municipality to apply for a PTE.
Important Notice for Taxpayers Approved for a Poverty Tax Exemption
Please be advised that if you have already been approved for a Property Tax Exemption from your local Board of Review, your property will be removed from the foreclosure process in 2021. This applies to all Wayne County taxpayers even if a community does not participate in the PAYS agreement.
Taxpayers who have been approved for a Property Tax Exemption in 2020 or 2021 and are qualified for the PAYS tax reduction but have not yet entered into the agreement are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. For more information go to https://www.waynecounty.com/elected/treasurer/taxpayer-assistance.aspx
If you have any questions or require any additional information, please visit our website at treasurer.waynecounty.com or contact us by email at email@example.com or call 313-224-5990.
Taxpayer Doesn't Own ParcelIf you received a notice for a parcel you don't own, fill out the form below and email a signed copy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Taxpayer Doesn't Own Parcel
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MAJOR ACTIVITIES AND DESCRIPTIONS
ADMINISTRATION - Provide overall department management and direction.
COUNTY FUNDS - Manage and operate automated Cash and Investment Concentration Programs [CICP] providing daily cash tracking and reconciliations, reporting account funds, Investment Management System, and Interest Allocation.
INVESTMENTS - Invests all County funds in order to maximize yield, while judiciously protecting the safety and security of those funds.
TRUST FUNDS - Custodian of funds held in trust.
PROPERTY TAXES - Enforces general property tax laws and collects delinquent taxes on all Real and Personal Property within the County. For further information, please contact 313-224-5990.
CERTIFICATION - Certifies tax searches, deeds, plats and other instruments of title.
- DELINQUENT TAX FUNDS
- FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT CENTER - The Detroit Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) offers professional, one-on-one financial counseling as a free public service to enable residents to address their financial challenges, needs, and plan for their futures.