It’s that time of year again – homeowners have started to receive their 2011 property tax assessments in the mail. Homeowners have the right to appeal their assessments to the local board of review if they feel the assessment is incorrect. It is important to note that many review boards meet in March, but dates vary by each municipality, so be sure to contact your local assessor. Below is a step-by-step guide for homeowners to utilize when preparing to appeal their property tax assessment, courtesy of the Michigan House of Representatives Caucus Services.
Before deciding to appeal, you may find it helpful to call your local assessor to discuss your assessment and the appeal process.