Treasurer’s Office

Township of Ray, The Jewel of Macomb County, MI

SUMMER TAXES are mailed out the beginning of July.

WINTER TAXES are mailed out the beginning of December.

Online Payment

We now accept VISA and MASTERCARD and DISCOVER for payment of property taxes.

A CONVIENCE FEE of 3% on the total amount charged,  will be charged to the bearer of the VISA, MASTERCARD, and DISCOVER card.

After the last legal business day for tax collections, the Macomb County Treasurer will collect all delinquent taxes. Please call Macomb County Treasurer's Office for delinquent tax information, at (586) 469-5190.

To Calculate Taxes

For a home in the Romeo School District with a Taxable Value (TV) of $100,000, with a Principal Residence exemption, the taxes would be calculated as such:

Summer 2017 taxes: 100 (per $1000 of TV) x $19.5922= $1959.22

Dog Licenses

Dog license applications are available at www.macombcountymi.govanimalshelterindex.html. Applications must be mailed or taken in person to the Macomb County Animal Shelter, 21417 Dunham, Clinton Township, MI 48036. The Animal Shelter phone number is (586) 469-5115.

Staff

Douglas Stier Treasurer
April Penzien Deputy Treasurer

Contact

(586) 749-5171

Ray Township
c/o Douglas Stier, Treasurer
64255 Wolcott, Ray Township MI 48096

TAX EXPLANATIONS-LOOKING AT

Macomb County Debt:  Funds owed to Macomb County

Huron-Clinton Metro Authority (HCMA):  These funds provide Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority with resources for capital improvements and operation of county parks.  This Act 147 of Public Act 1939 passed in November 1940.

SMART Bus:  These funds are for the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation.  This service provides curb-to-curb pick-up with advance notification and is open to the general public, approved by voters in August 2006.

Ray Township Operating:  For the day-to-day operations of the Township

Ray Township Fire Operating:  For the day-to-day operations of the Township Fire Department.  Year 1992.

Ray Township Fire Equipment:  For upgrading and replacing the Township Fire Department equipment.  Year 1991.

Ray Library:   This millage provides Ray Library with the funds needed to conduct their daily operations, etc.  Voter approved in November 2006.

 

 

YOUR TAX BILL

School Operating:  These funds are used for the day-to-day operation of the school district.  Examples are:  supplies, equipment, salaries, benefits and utilities, etc.

School Debt:   Voter approved millage of the school district, for construction, land acquisition, improvements or specific projects.  This millage cannot be used for salaries, benefits or any operating expenses.

School Supplemental/Sinking:  This voter approved millage is used strictly for building repairs, brick and mortar projects.  This is another millage that cannot be used for salaries, benefits or any other operating expense.  This doesn't apply to all school districts.

Zoo Authority:  These funds are used to cover expenses of the Detroit Zoo, which voters approved at the primary election of August 5, 2008.

Veterans:   These funds are used to aid Macomb County veterans, which was passed at the regular election of November 4, 2008.

DIA:  These funds are used to fund the Detroit Institute of Arts.  Voters approved this millage on November 6, 2012.

*Some School Districts may have extra millages not listed.  Please read your tax bill and call with any questions.

2017 Summer Property Tax Millage Rates:
(millage rates are based per $1000 of Taxable Value)
Utica School District (50210)
Principal Residence Rate 16.7672
Non-Principal Residence Rate 25.5510
Romeo School District (50190)
Principal Residence Rate 19.5922
Non-Principal Residence Rate 37.5922
Armada School District (50050)
Principal Residence Rate 18.7619
Non-Principal Residence Rate 27.7619
New Haven School District (50170)
Principal Residence Rate 18.5222
Non-Principal Residence Rate 27.5222
2017 Winter Property Tax Millage Rates:
(millage rates are based per $1000 of Taxable Value)
Utica School District (50210)
Principal Residence Rate 6.9973
Non-Principal Residence Rate 15.78110
Romeo School District (50190)
Principal Residence Rate 5.07230
Non-Principal Residence Rate 5.07230
Armada School District (50050)
Principal Residence Rate 8.99200
Non-Principal Residence Rate 17.99200
New Haven School District (50170)
Principal Residence Rate 8.75230
Non-Principal Residence Rate 17.75230