Contact: Jan Steggerda
The treasurer’s position is an elected position with a term of four years.
- The treasurer’s office is responsible for the collection of property taxes of approximately 8600 parcels including residential, commercial, agricultural real property and personal property taxes. The office is responsible for disbursements of the tax monies to the area school districts, the Holland District Library, Holland Airport Authority, and the Holland Aquatic Center.
- The treasurer collects payment of water and sewer usage bills and assessment payments. The treasurer is responsible for disbursement of funds for the water operating, township improvement, and sewer distribution accounts.
- The treasurer is responsible for the investment of all Township monies.
- The treasurer is a voting member of the Township Board.
Should you have any questions, please call Jan Steggerda at 399-4520.
Summer 2014 Taxes are due September 16th.
Winter 2014 Taxes are due February 14th.
After February 28 taxes are owed to Ottawa County.
Call 616-994-4501 prior to making your payment.
Please Note If you have filed a homestead on your property you save approximately 18 mills on school operating taxes. This is a BIG SAVINGS ($18 per thousand of your taxable value) – so check your eligibility for homestead claims.
If you have your property taxes paid through escrow it is always a good idea to call our office a week prior to the due date to see if your taxes have been paid.
Automatic Bill Payment Authorization Form: This form authorizes Park Township to initiate a debit entry for the payment of your property taxes on the due date from your checking or savings account.
NOTICE: Deferment of Summer Taxes (Extension)
The Michigan General Property Tax Act with Public Act 24 of 2005 allows certain citizens, including senior citizens, veterans and persons with disabilities, to defer their summer property taxes if they have a household income of $40,000 or less.
To qualify for the deferment a township resident must meet one or more of the following conditions as defined by the State Income Tax Act:
- Is a totally and permanently disabled person, blind person, paraplegic, quadriplegic, eligible serviceperson, eligible veteran, or eligible widow or widower.
- Is 62 years of age or older, including the unremarried surviving spouse of a person who was 62 years of age or older at the time of death.
Township residents who believe they qualify and wish to defer their summer property taxes can fill out an Application for Deferment of Summer Taxes and submit to Park Township Treasurer Jan Steggerda (contact info below), Applications must be filed by September 15.