1) When do tax bills get mailed out?
Summer tax bills are mailed by July 1 and winter bills by December 1.
2) When are taxes due?
Generally, summer taxes are due by September 14, and winter taxes by February 14. If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, these dates may change. See the deferment applications below to determine if you are eligible to defer payment of your taxes to a later date. All payments will be posted as of date received, not the date on the check or envelope postmark. Please refer to your current tax bill for details.
Winter Tax Deferment Application
Summer Tax Deferment Application
3) What payment methods are available? Make checks payable to Hopkins Township Treasurer and mail to 2894 22nd Street, Hopkins, MI 49328. Payments are also accepted at United Bank offices in Hopkins, Wayland, and Dorr. You may also make credit card or electronic check payments online or by telephone through Official Payments. Please refer to your current tax bill for details.
4) What are the interest and penalties for late payment? Summer taxes are charged 1% per month interest beginning September 15. Winter taxes are charged a 3% late fee if paid from February 15-29. Beginning March 1, all property taxes due become delinquent and must be paid to the Allegan County Treasurer. Additional penalties and interest are added to delinquent taxes.
5) How can I change the mailing address, homestead exemption, or other tax assessment information on my tax record? You will need to contact the Township supervisor/assessor to make any changes to your property record. See the Contact Us link.
6) Escrow payments: Original tax bills are sent to property owner address of record. Mortgage/Escrow companies are sent a list based on parcel numbers requested each billing cycle at no cost. Duplicate bills and receipts can be printed from our website. Escrow payments need to include name, parcel number, and amount being paid. It is the taxpayers responsibility to confirm that payment will be made from your escrow account.