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.
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Payment and Request Forms
What do the tax bill abbreviations mean?
An explanation of the tax abbreviations can be found in the Property Tax Treasurer Brochure 2018.
How do I make a tax payment?
Automatic Tax Payment (ACH) is available beginning July 1, 2019. Select the Bill Payment button and follow the payment link.
Cash payments can be made in person at the Treasurer's Office between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday - Friday.
Checks are accepted via mail, 24-hour drop box or in person. Please include 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 or TREASURER’S OFFICE: Credit Card or VISA Debit card.
Meridian Township NOW accepts credit card payments in the office. You can also pay online by selecting the Bill Payment button. There is a 2.75% convenience fee.
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.
Late interest applies. See the Property Tax Treasurer Brochure 2019 for details.
I lost my tax bill. How much do I owe?
This information is available online at the AccessMyGov Assessing and Tax information site, or by phone 517.853.4140 or in person at the Treasurer’s office.
Can I pay my taxes via automatic ACH?
Automatic Tax Payment (ACH) is available beginning July 1, 2019. This option is available through our new online billing payment system. You may sign up for automatic ACH deduction of your tax payment from your account on a one-time basis or recurring basis. Select the Bill Payment button and follow the payment link.
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