Property Taxes

Property Taxes and Assessment Information

Assessor - Ms. Shalice Northrop - 269-587-0208 /

Treasurer - Mrs. Kendra Truhn - 269-545-3575 /

Beacon Berrien County Website Link - for property ownership information

Tax Saving Account Program/Foreclosure Assistance

Facing foreclosure?  See the press release from the Berrien County Treasurer regarding a special tax saving account program to assist you in paying your taxes. 

2024 Summer Property Tax Bill Collection Information

Consider the following efficient methods of paying your taxes -

1. Mailing in taxes or

2. Using the drop box on the exterior of the Township Hall/Fire Station (see below).


Due Date  

All tax bills are due by September 16, 2024 at 5:00pm.  A 3% penalty is due for payment after that date, call for amount due before making paying after that date.  All tax bills and payments will be processed when received.  The State of Michigan does not allow local governments to accept the postmark date as an on time payment (Payment must be received by due date)!

Dates for In-Person Tax Collection

-July 6, 2024 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

-July 20, 2024 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

-August 3, 2024 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

-August 17, 2024 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

-August 31, 2024 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

-September 14, 2024 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

-September 16, 2024 - 9:00am to 5:00pm (Last day to pay without 3% penalty)

-Other normal office hours listed on Calendar of Events on Main Page

Location and Addresses for Tax Collection

-In-person on dates listed above - 305 Kiley Drive, Galien, MI 49113

-After hours drop box - 305 Kiley Drive, Galien, MI 49113

-Mail in - Galien Township Treasurer, P.O. Box 246, Galien MI 49113

Payment Terms

-Checks or Money Orders to be made payable to GALIEN TOWNSHIP TREASURER

-Exact change if paying in person with cash - NO EXCEPTIONS!

Other Important Information from the Treasurer

-All returned checks will be charged a $35.00 NSF fee. 

-Receipts will be returned upon request.  Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the entire tax bill.

-If you are selling this property, either return the bill to the Township with a note indicating the sale information or take it with you to the closing. NEVER THROW AWAY A TAX BILL!