The principal duties of the office are as follows:
- Collection of delinquent personal property taxes
- Custodian of county funds
- Conducts a public land auction on foreclosed parcels that have taxes older than two (2) years
- Certify warranty deeds
- Records the sale of dog licenses
Some of the other duties of the County Treasurer's office include preparing and mailing tax delinquent notices, issuance of tax histories and searches as required by lending organizations, individuals, etc., and the handling of prior years homestead denials for each township.
DATES AND FEES:
Summer tax bills are issued on July 1st and are payable to your Township Treasurer through September 14th without penalty.
The township collects the taxes from September 15th through February 28th with interest.
Winter Tax bills are issued on December 1st and are payable to your Township Treasurer through February 14th without penalty.
The township collects the taxes from February 15th through February 28th with penalties.
If you have not paid your taxes within those dates, all Township Treasurers turn their delinquent properties over to the County Treasurer on March 1st, in which fees and penalties will be added to every delinquent bill - - with no exceptions. The County Treasurer accepts partial payments on all delinquent taxes.
Dog Licenses can be purchased from the County Treasurer or Township Treasurer:
Dog License Fees follow:
December 1st - February 28th
Un-sexed Dogs ~ $8.00
Female ~ $10.00
Male ~ $10.00
March 1st and after, fees double:
Un-sexed Dogs ~ $16.00
Female ~ $20.00
Male ~ $20.00
If the license is purchased outside the December - February time frame, it can only be obtained from the
County Treasurer's Office, upon verification of a valid rabies certificate.
Tax Certifications $1.00
Effective July 1st, 2015
Tax Certification will go from $1.00 to $5.00 per document.
Tax Certificates: $1.00 for up to 25 descriptions; $0.20 per additional description over 25
Tax Sale Booklets $5.00
We sell Plat Books on behalf of Montmorency County Soil Conservation. Please call for a current price.
Tax History Search . $.25 per description per year
Please be on the lookout for solicitations from Document Retrieval Service companies offering to help
Montmorency County residents acquire a certified copy of their deed for $49.50 to $87.00.
Certified copies of all land records can be purchased from the Register of Deeds office for a much smaller fee,
often as little as $2.00.
Teresa Walker, CCO, MCCO
Register of Deeds Montmorency County