- Assessor's Office
- General Information
Important Tax Related Dates
Important dates relative to the Assessor's Office
Steps in the process of appealing property taxes.
Qualified Disabled Veterans
Public Act 161 of 2013 Disabled Veterans Exemption In order to apply for the exemption, the disabled veteran, their unremarried surviving spouse or their legal designee must annually file an affidavit with the local unit.
Personal Property Information
Public Act No. 206 of 1893 of Michigan State law mandates that all businesses must annually file a declaration of Personal Property, where the property is situated on tax day each December 31, annually with the Assessor of the jurisdiction.
Personal Property Reforms & Exemptions
This exemption has become known informally as the "small taxpayer" exemption. This exemption is only for commercial and industrial personal property.
Principal Residence Exemption
A Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) is formerly known as ’Homestead’ and exempts homeowners primary residence from the tax levied by a local school district for school operating purposes up to 18 mills.
Property Tax Hardship Exemption Guidelines
This exemption is provided to Trenton residents who own property within the city that are asking for a hardship exemption for the property they own.
The Assessor's goal is to provide fair and equitable assessments to the taxpayers and this page provides the outline of how this is accomplished.