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Michigan (MI) Property Tax Info

Property Tax Rank in US (best =1) 24
Corporate Tax Rank in US (best =1) 18
Sales Tax Rank in US (best =1) 9
Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate 1.60%
Is Personal Property Taxable Yes 
Michigan State Website
Capital Lansing
Largest City Detroit
Largest Metro Area 4,326,442

Important Dates

For Real Property

  • Michigan Property Tax Filing Deadline Feb 20
  • Michigan Property Tax Appeal Deadline Personal appearance required for nonresident. First meeting: Tuesday

For Business Personal Property

  • BPP Filing (Rendition) Deadline 20-Feb following the first Monday in March through first Monday in April
  • BPP Appeal Deadline 31-May, Valuation for Commercial and Industrial Real and Personal Property due directly to the Michigan Tax Tribunal. If the date falls on a weekend, the deadline is the next business day. 30-Jun, Classification - Appeal March Board of Review Decision to Michigan State Tax Commission

Michigan Property Tax Rate

Michigan Property tax rate, homeowners in Michigan are protected by the state constitution from significant swings in their property taxes. The taxable value of property in Michigan can increase by no more than 5% from one year to the next. This means that even when home values are surging upwards, taxes will remain relatively steady.

Michigan Property Tax Rate - personal property tax

Michigan has some of the highest property tax rates in the country. The Great Lake State’s average effective property tax rate is 1.45%, well above the national average of 1.07%.