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Assessing Office

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Gladys Niemi - Assessor
GNiemi@CityofHowell.org
611 E. Grand River Howell, MI 48843
517-546-3500
M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

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The Assessor’s office is responsible for listing all real and personal properties within the boundaries of the City of Howell and determining the taxable status and market value for those properties as provided by the General Property Tax Act and State Tax Commission guidelines. 

Each property listing has a record card which is maintained by the Assessor.  The record card contains owner/address, land and building characteristics, tax description, sale and/or transfer information, and any other information necessary to determine taxable status and market value.  

Other functions of the Assessor’s office include the administration of the Principal Residence Exemption, processing of Property Transfer Affidavits, calculation of taxable value, processing of tax exemption applications, and processing of property splits and/or combinations.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES FOR 2015

AFFIDAVIT OF OWNER CLAIMING EXEMPTION FROM PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES MUST BE FILED BY FEBRUARY 10th ANNUALLY

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Beginning with the 2014 tax year; if the combined value of your business personal property is less than $80,000, you are eligible to be exempt from paying taxes on that property.

Business personal property includes (but is not limited to):

furniture & fixtures
machinery & equipment
office & electronic equipment
computer equipment

Recently, you received a Personal Property Statement and an Affidavit for claiming this exemption.  To claim an exemption for 2015, the Affidavit must be received by the Assessor no later than February 10, 2015.

The affidavit form is also available on the City website cityofhowell.org. 

City of Howell Assessor
611 E. Grand River Ave
Howell, MI 48843
517.546.3500
gniemi@cityofhowell.org


 

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