As a result of Proposal A, this millage now applies
only to Non-Principal Residence properties. The
collection of this tax is remitted directly to the
school district. This levy is subject to voter
approval as current authorized millage expires.
This is the tax levy which was authorized by the
passage of Proposal A. These funds go to the State
of Michigan and are distributed to the school
districts. State law required that beginning July of
2003; the entire State Education Tax (SET) will be
collected in the summer levy.
This is the levy of the Macomb Intermediate School
District. Proposal A did not affect this levy and it
appears only on the summer tax bill.
Community College and College Debt
This levy goes to Macomb Community College and
appears only on the summer tax bill.
The three School Districts Chesterfield Township are
as follows: Anchor Bay, L’Anse Creuse, and New
Haven. The Anchor Bay Board of Education has
directed Chesterfield Township to collect their tax
levies as follows: (50%) on the summer tax bill and
(50%) on the winter tax bill. The New Haven Board of
Education has directed Chesterfield Township to
collect their tax levies as follows: (50%) on the
summer tax bills and (50%) on the winter tax bills.
The L’Anse Creuse Board of Education has directed
Chesterfield Township to collect their summer tax
levy constituting one hundred percent (100%) of the
total school property taxes. The L’Anse Creuse
School District's directive is permitted by Michigan
Compiled Law 380.
Public Act 357 of 2004 amends the General Property
Tax Act so that 100% of the county's fixed
allocation millage shall be collected in July for
each year beginning 2007.
The Chesterfield Township Treasurer's Office mails
approximately 19,000 tax statements each year.
Informational tax statements are mailed to
homeowners who have a mortgage company paying their
Disbursement of Tax Dollars
The Chesterfield Township Treasurer's Office
Collects and distributes your tax dollars to the
- State of Michigan
- Macomb County (Macomb County, County Drain
Debt, Huron Clinton Metro Authority, Smart, Zoo
Tax, Veteran Administration, DIA)
- Macomb Community College
- Macomb County Intermediate School District
- School districts within Chesterfield
Township (Anchor Bay, L’Anse Creuse & New Haven)
- Chesterfield Township General Fund, Police,
Fire Operation and Fire Equipment
Summer Taxes are due July 1st and payable July 1 –
September 14 without interest. The tax statements,
which are mailed out in June, are called the summer
and/or school taxes. Half of the school taxes are
billed on the July statement, with the exception of
the L’Anse Creuse School District, which bills 100%
of its school taxes on the July 1st tax statement.
Beginning in 2003 the State Education portion of
your taxes is billed 100% on the summer tax
statement. The County Operating portion of your
taxes is billed on the summer statement. July taxes
become a lien on the property on July 1 and are
subject to interest on payments received after
Your summer tax payment may be deferred until
February 14th, if your total household income for
the previous year was less than $40,000, and if you
are any of the following:
- Senior Citizen (age 62)
- Eligible Serviceman, Eligible Veteran, or
- Blind Person
- Totally and Permanently Disabled
If you fit any of the above criteria, fill out an
application and send it to the Chesterfield Township
Treasurer's Office. Proof of household income may be
required. Please note that this application must be
signed. Call the Treasurer's office at 586-949-0400
ext. 6 and ask for an application, or click here to
print out for the Application for Deferment of
Summer Taxes found on this website.
Winter taxes are due December 1st and payable
December 1st through February 14th without penalty.
The tax statements, which are mailed out in
November, are called the winter and/or December
taxes. Chesterfield Township taxes and half of the
local school taxes are billed on the December bill.
December taxes become a lien on the property on
December 1st and are subject to penalty on payments
received after February 14th.
On March 1, unpaid taxes are considered delinquent
and must be paid to the Macomb County Treasurer’s
Office. The County Treasurer’s Office is located in
the Macomb County Administration Building at One
South Main in Mount Clemens. You must contact the
Macomb County Treasurer at (586)469-5190 to
determine pay off amounts for delinquent taxes or to
verify if delinquent taxes have been paid. You can
also obtain delinquent property tax information on
the County’s web site:
The Chesterfield Township web site does not reflect
any payments made to the Macomb County Treasurer.
Under State of Michigan law, Winter Taxes are due
without penalty on or before February 14. The
Treasurer’s office will be Open for tax collection
from 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday.
A 24-hour drop box has been relocated at the
curbside. Payments dropped off after 4:30pm will be
posted on the next business day.
Reminder: Payments made on or after March 1 are
under the jurisdiction of the Macomb County
Treasurer as delinquent taxes.
Reminder: Payments must be received in Township
office on or before last tax collection day.