Property Tax Bills
Property tax bills are mailed twice each year: July 1st and December
1st. Summer taxes are payable from July 1st through September 14th without
interest, unless deferred. Winter taxes are payable from December 1st
through February 28th without penalty or interest.
How to Make a Payment
Please write your property tax identification number on your check for
reference. A contact number would also be appreciated for further questions.
Payment will be recorded on the date received not the date it is mailed
or the date the check is written.
Checks, cash and credit cards are accepted for online payment only. Payment
must be made in full. The fee for a credit card payment is 2.65% of the
payment amount, with a minimum fee of $3.95. American Express will not
be accepted for property tax payments. Checks are considered a conditional
payment. If not honored by the bank, tax is considered unpaid and subject
to penalties and/or interest due and voided out.
To pay by Mail
Make checks payable to: Fenton Township Treasurer, 12060 Mantawauka Dr.
Fenton, MI 48430. You will not receive a stamped paid receipt unless a
self addressed envelope is enclosed with your payment.
To pay in person
Bring the mailer copy of your tax bill with you to the office along with
payment. There is also an after hours drop box located on the right side
of the entrance. Please do not deposit cash payments into the drop box.
Postmarks are no longer accepted. Business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Interest and Penalties
Summer taxes are payable from July 1st through September 14th without
interest. If the 14th falls on a weekend, the due date will be the following
Monday. A 1% interest charge per month will be assessed on unpaid summer
taxes as follows:
Interest Schedule for Summer taxes Paid After September 14th:
September 15-30 1%
October 1-31 2%
November 1-30 3%
December 1-31 4%
January 1-31 5%
February 1-28 6%
March – delinquency to the Genesee County Treasurer
Winter taxes are payable from December 1st through February 28 without
interest or penalty. As of March 1st, delinquent real property taxes are
payable only to the Genesee County Treasurer, 1101 Beach Street, Flint
MI 48502. A 4% penalty and 1% interest per month charge is applied to
delinquent real taxes. Delinquent personal property, qualified real and
IFT taxes are payable only to the Fenton Township Treasurer located at
12060 Mantawauka Dr. Fenton MI 48430. Please call the office at (810)
629-1537 to verify amount due. Penalties and interest are also applied
to delinquent personal property.
Deferral of Summer Taxes
The law provided that beginning September 15th, 1% interest be paid on
delinquent taxes. However, these may be deferred without interest until
February 15th for any taxpayer who is a senior citizen 62 years of age,
totally and permanently disabled, or otherwise eligible whose household
income does not exceed $ 40,000.00 per year. Applications for deferment
are available at the Fenton Township office and must be returned by September
14th to qualify for that tax year. This process must be repeated each
year. Please include your telephone number on form.
Name or Address Changes
Change of name and/or address should be promptly reported to the Assessing
department. If you have sold your property and received a statement in
error, please forward the statement to the new owner or return it to the
office with corrections or name and/or address.
Errors and Omissions
Please examine your statement closely to assure accuracy. Please notify
our office of any possible errors.
- Failure to receive your tax bill does not waive interest
The Genesee County dog licenses are on sale between December 1st thru August 7th only at the Fenton Township office. Dogs are now required to be licensed at four (4) months of age. Verification of rabies vaccination must be presented at the time of purchase. If your dog has already registered in the past, the county will send a filled out form to you in the mail. Our office will have blank forms available. Please bring prepared forms if possible.
Changes to the 2013 Dog Licenses:
Effective December 1, 2012 the renewal months will no longer be December thru February. The 2012 license will be extended to the month of the rabies vaccination, in 2013. Instead the renewal month will coincide with the month of the rabies vaccination. The license may be purchased the month before, the month of the vaccination and the month after only. Verification of rabies vaccination must be presented at the time of purchase.
At that time, the owner has the option to purchase a one (1) year or three (3) year license depending on the rabies vaccination expiration. The Township will only have the one year licenses available for sale. The three year license may be purchased from a veterinarian, Genesee County Treasurer or Genesee County Animal Control.
If your dog has already registered in the past, the county will send a filled out form to you in the mail. You will have the option to purchase your license the month before, the month of and the month after the rabies vaccination date was issued. This doesn't apply if the rabies vaccine is expired.
August 7th through November 30th, licenses must be obtained at either the Genesee County Treasurer's Office or Genesee County Animal Control. Contact (810) 732-1660 or (810) 257-3054 for more information.
- 1 year $10.00, 3 year $25.00 Spayed/Neutered
- Not Spayed/Neutered 1 year $30.00, 3 year $80.00
- Delinquent 1 year $50.00, 3 year $100.00 and must be purchased through Animal Control.