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Message to Wayne County Taxpayers regarding COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus):

The Wayne County Treasurer's Office is closed to public until further notice to prevent COVID-19 spread.

Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree, citing an abundance of caution, and interests of the health and safety of Wayne County taxpayers and Treasurer Office employees, has announced the closure to the public of the Wayne County Treasurer's Office until futher notice.

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Due to COVID-19 health concerns and for both the protection of taxpayers and our staff, we currently do not have staff available to answer the phone line. However, if you would like a return call, please send an email to taxinfo@waynecounty.com with your name, phone number, address, and parcel ID number, and one of our customer service representatives will call you.

If you wish to enter into a payment plan, send an email to wctopaymentplans@waynecounty.com.

If you have any additional questions, please email taxinfo@waynecounty.com.


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


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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.

  • 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


The Wayne County Treasurer, under the authority of the State of Michigan, participates in the Delinquent Tax Revolving Fund Program, which is an alternate method of collecting delinquent property taxes. All communities and school districts participate under the Delinquent Tax Revolving Fund program. Under the Michigan Public Act 246 of 2003, the City of Detroit began participating with tax year 2003. The program has proven beneficial to all participants.