Emmett Township

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Treasurer’s Department Overview

Duties & Responsibilities

The Treasurer’s Office is required by law to receive and take charge of all funds belonging to the Township and those which are required by law to be paid into the Township Treasury.
These funds are primarily real estate and personal property taxes, but also include fines, licenses, permits, deposits, bonds, and fees. Included in this responsibility is the accurate accounting of all funds.
The Treasurer is also collects and distributes tax revenue of local school districts. In Emmett Township, these include Calhoun County Intermediate School District, Harper Creek, Battle Creek Public Schools, and Kellogg Community College. Other governmental units also have tax money collected by Emmett Township, according to the district’s tax rate.

Statutory Duties

  • Collects real and personal property taxes
  • Keeps an account of township receipts (revenues) and expenditures
  • Issues township checks
  • Deposits township revenues in approved depositories
  • Invests township funds in approved investment vehicles
  • Collects delinquent personal property tax
  • Responsible for jeopardy assessments in collecting property tax
  • Collects mobile home specific tax
  • Must appoint a deputy
  • Must post a surety bond

Tax Billing

Tax bills are mailed to all property owners on July 1st (Summer Bill) due September 14th and
December 1st (Winter Bill) due February 14th.
Escrowed tax amounts are provided to the mortgage companies per their request.

Payment Options

  1. Mail- Please allow 15 days as postmarks are not accepted.
  2. Debit/Credit Cards- There is a 3% processing fee for all card payments. We accept Visa,
    Discover, American Express, and Mastercard.
  3. Drop Box – Tax payments accepted through the due date at 5pm without penalty. Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope for all receipt requests.

Payments after March 1st

On March 1st, all payments must be submitted and payable to the Calhoun County Treasurer’s
Office at 315 W. Green St. Marshall, MI 49068.

Contact Information

Tyler Sobeski
(269) 968-0241 ext. 2

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