The Treasurer’s Office is required by law to receive and take charge of all funds belonging to the Township and those which are required by law to be paid into the Township Treasury.
These funds are primarily real estate and personal property taxes, but also include fines, licenses, permits, deposits, bonds, and fees. Included in this responsibility is the accurate accounting of all funds.
The Treasurer is also required to pay out funds to local school districts. In Meridian Township, these include Okemos, Haslett, East Lansing, Williamston, Ingham Intermediate Schools, and Lansing Community College. Other governmental units also receive tax money from Meridian Township, according to the district’s tax rate.
Temporary surplus funds are invested prudently with the emphasis on the safety of the principal as required by state law. The Treasurer's Office is located in the Municipal Building.
Cash payments can be made in person at the counter between 8 a.m. & 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
Checks are accepted via mail, 24-hour drop box or in person. Please include phone # and Property ID # on your check. Payment will be recorded on the date received. Postdated checks are not accepted. Postmarks are not accepted. Mail to Meridian Township, 5151 Marsh Rd., Okemos, MI 48864. Do not send cash. Allow 7- 10 days prior to deadlines as postmarks are not accepted.
24-Hour Drop Box is located at the front of the municipal building, near the main entrance.
ONLINE By Credit Card or VISA Debit card Meridian Township does not accept credit card payments in the office. You may make your payment by credit or debit card by logging on to www.officialpayments.com or call 888.272.9829 jurisdiction code 3205. Official Payments Corp. will charge you a convenience fee of 3% for credit card or $3.95 for VISA Debit card.
Partial Payments are accepted for taxes.
Returned checks will be assessed a $20 fee and are subject to late penalties and/or interest. Future payments will be applied to outstanding returned check charges prior to crediting your tax bill.