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The Bloomfield Township Treasurer's Office mails approximately 46,000 tax statements each year. Informational tax statements are mailed to homeowners who have a mortgage company paying their taxes. Receipts will not be automatically sent out; however, you can request a receipt by checking the box at the upper left on your tax statement or by calling the Treasurer’s Office. You may also access tax records and print a receipt here on the Township website.

Disbursement of Tax Dollars

  • The Bloomfield Township Treasurer's Office Collects and distributes tax dollars to the following entities:
  • State of Michigan
  • Oakland County
  • Huron Clinton Metro Parks
  • Oakland County Parks
  • Oakland Community College
  • Oakland County Intermediate School District
  • School districts within Bloomfield Township (Avondale, Birmingham, Bloomfield & Pontiac)
  • Bloomfield Township General Fund, Police, Fire and Library
  • Public Transportation Authority
  • Detroit Zoo and Detroit Art Institute

Where Does Your 2021 Tax Dollar Go?

 2021 Tax Dollar Pie Chart

Do You Know How Your Valuable Tax Dollars Are Spent?

By law, each property owner, per their individual Taxable Value and specified millage rates, pays yearly property taxes.

All funds, collected by Bloomfield Township, are re-distributed to the various taxing authorities on a bi-weekly basis.

Each funding authority uses these funds to cover their fiscal year's activities.

For example, if a Homestead Property Owner, living in the Bloomfield Hills School District, has a TAXABLE Value of 100,000, the funds, based on the 2021 Millage Rate of 38.2733, would be distributed as follows:

100,000  Taxable Value  

General Township Operating - Allocated
General Township Operating - Voted

Millage Expires 2029
67.38  Township Roads Millage Expires 2026
229.00  Bloomfield Twp Library Millage Expires 2023
45.51  Safety Paths Millage Expires 2023
585.77  Public Safety (Police/Fire/Dispatch) Millage Expires 2023
22.93  Senior Services Millage Expires 2023
10.00  Drains Storm Drain Debt
41.00  Capital Improvement Millage Expires 2032
1,217.34  Total to Bloomfield Township  
927.60  Oakland County Oakland County Operating, County Parks (2), OCC, County Intermediate Schools
126.18  Misc Voted Public Transportation, Detroit Zoo, Art Institute
600.00  State Education  
956.21  Bloomfield Hills School District School Operating, Debt, Supplemental, Sinking Fund
2,609.99  Total Sent to Other Taxing Authorities  
3,827.33  Total Tax  

* Township Operating Supports: Supervisor, Clerk, Elections, Assessing, Treasury, Accounting, Planning, Ordinance, Roads, Motor Pool, Maintenance, Public Safety (Police and Fire) and Information Technology

Summer Taxes

Summer Taxes are due July 1 and payable July 1 through September 14 without interest. The tax statements, which are mailed out in June, are called the summer and/or school taxes. Half of the school taxes are billed on the July statement, with the exception of the Pontiac School District, which bills 100% of its school taxes on the July statement. Beginning in 2003, the State Education and Oakland County portion of the tax is billed 100% on the summer tax statement. July taxes become a lien on the property on July 1st and accrue interest on payments received after September 14.

Deferred Taxes

Summer tax payment may be deferred until February 14, if your total household income for the previous year was less than $40,000 AND if you qualify for any of the following:

  • Senior Citizen (age 62)
  • Paraplegic/Quadriplegic
  • Eligible Serviceman, Eligible Veteran, or Eligible Widow/Widower
  • Blind Person
  • Totally and Permanently Disabled

Complete the Deferment Application and send it, with a copy of your previous year's MI 1040CR (or MI1040), to the Bloomfield Township Treasurer’s Office for approval.  Proof of household income is required.

Deferment of Summer Taxes Application

Winter Taxes

Winter taxes are due December 1 and payable December 1 through February 14 without penalty. The tax statements, which are mailed out in November, are called the winter and/or December taxes. Bloomfield Township taxes and half of the local school taxes are billed on the December bill. December taxes become a lien on the property on December 1 and accrue penalty on payments received after February 14.

All unpaid taxes are due to the Oakland County Treasurer’s Office effective March 1. Additional interest and penalty will apply.