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 Summer Property Tax Bill Collection Information:
Welcome to the First Ever Tax Season with Covid-19! A few suggestions to keep yourself safe and contact free while paying taxes - Consider mailing in taxes or using the drop box on the exterior of the Township Hall/Fire Station (see below).
All tax bills are due by September 14, 2020 at 5:00pm. Penalty due (3%) after September 14, 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:
-July 11, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
-July 25, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
-August 8, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
-August 22, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
-September 5, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
-September 14, 2020 - 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 dropbox - 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 OUT A TAX BILL!