Property Taxes and Assessment 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.
2020 Winter Property Tax Bill Collection Information
As we continue another tax collection season with Covid-19, here are few suggestions to keep yourself safe and contact free while paying taxes - consider -
1. Mailing in taxes or
2. Using the drop box on the exterior of the Township Hall/Fire Station (see below).
All tax bills are due by February 16, 2021 at 5:00pm. Penalty due (3%) after February 16, 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 postmarks (Payment must be received by due date)!
Dates for In-Person Tax Collection
-December 12, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
-December 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
-January 9, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
-January 23, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
-February 6, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
-February 15, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
-February 16, 2021 - 9:00am to 5:00pm (Last day to pay without 3% penalty)
-February 20, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm (With 3% penalty)
-February 27, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm (With 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
-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!