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
Wayne County Treasurer's Office Progress ReportThis report will provide an overview of how the Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) has been proactive in addressing the changing needs of the residents of Wayne County.
View the Progress Report
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.
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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.