Tax Payment Information

Summer Tax Statements
Summer taxes are due on July 1 and payable through September 14 without interest. On September 15, a 1% interest will be added. An additional 1% interest will be added each month on any unpaid tax balance. 

Winter Tax Statements
Winter taxes are due on December 1 and payable through February 14 without interest. On February 15, a 3% interest penalty will be added to any unpaid tax balance. For the 2020 tax year, all unpaid tax balances will be sent to the Oakland County Treasurer as a delinquent tax on March 2. 

Guide to Property Taxes

How to Make Payments

Pay Online Visit to pay your tax statement online. 
Pay by Mail Preferred method is use of the return envelope that was provided with your tax statement. You may also mail your payment to:
        Charter Township of Independence Treasurer
         6483 Waldon Center Dr.
        Clarkston, MI 48346.
Please note that postmarks are not accepted, tax payments are due by the date on the statement. If payment is mailed to the Town Hall address and a receipt is needed, please include a self addressed stamped envelope with payment. 
Pay at Township Hall Township Hall is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM for in- person payments. Another option is to place your payment in the drop box located to the left of the main entrance doors on the west side of the building. Please do not place cash in drop box. 
Pay by Mortgage Company Taxpayers with an escrow for property taxes will receive a copy of the tax statement for their records.

Payment Fees

Cash No fee
Check No fee
Credit/ Debit (In- person or online) 2.75% of total amount paid
Online Check $0.95

Return check (NSF) fee of $30.00

Summer Deferment
It may be possible to defer summer tax payments until February 14. Specific qualifications must be met. Guidelines are detailed in the Deferment Application. The application must be returned to the Independence Township Treasurer’s office by September 14.

Tax Assistance
Please visit the Oakland County Treasurer's page for tax assistance information.