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. If your tax payment is made by
mail, you will receive a receipt by return mail.
Disbursement of Tax Dollars
The Bloomfield Township Treasurer's Office Collects and
distributes your tax dollars to the following entities:
- State of Michigan
- Oakland County
- Oakland Community College
- Oakland County Intermediate School District
- School districts within Bloomfield Township
- Bloomfield Township General Fund, Police, Fire, Library
and Public Transportation Authority
- Detroit Zoo and Detroit Art Institute
Where Does Your 2014 Tax Dollar Go?
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
For example, if a Homestead Property Owner has a TAXABLE Value of
1,000.00, the funds would be distributed as follows:
** Based on the 2014 Millage Rate of 40.0938
||General Township Operating *
||Township Roads Millage Expires 2016
||Bloomfield Twp Library Millage Expires 2023
||Safety Paths Millage Expires 2018
||Public Safety (Police/Fire/Dispatch) Millage Expires 2023
||Senior Services Millage Expires 2023
||Drains Storm Drain Debt
||Capital Improvement Millage Expires 2032
||Total to Bloomfield Township
||Oakland County Oakland County Operating, OCC, County
Intermediate Schools, County Parks
||Misc Voted Public Transportation, Detroit Zoo, Art Institute
||Bloomfield Hills School District School Operating, Debt,
Supplemental, Sinking Fund
||Total Sent to Other Taxing Authorities
* Township Operating Supports: Supervisor, Clerk, Elections,
Assessing, Treasury, Accounting, Planning, Ordinance,
Roads, Motor Pool, Maintenance, Public Safety and Information Technology
Summer Taxes are due July 1st and payable July 1st –
September 14th 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 1st tax statement.
Beginning in 2003 the State Education portion of your taxes is
billed 100% on the summer tax statement. The County Operating
portion of your taxes are billed on the summer statement. July
taxes become a lien on the property on July 1st and are
subject to interest on payments received after September 14th.
Your summer tax payment may be deferred until February
14th, if your total household income for the previous year was
less than $40,000, and if you are any of the following:
Senior Citizen (age 62)
Eligible Serviceman, Eligible Veteran, or Eligible
Totally and Permanently Disabled
If you fit any of the above criteria, fill out an
application and send it to the Bloomfield Township Treasurer's
Office. Proof of household income may be required. Please note
that this application must be signed. Call the Treasurer's
office at 248.433.7705 and ask for an application, or print
out the Deferment of
Summer Taxes Application found on this website.
Winter taxes are due December 1st and payable December 1st
through February 14th 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 1st and are
subject to penalty on payments received after February 14th.
1. Who do I make my check payable to?
2. When are taxes billed?
Taxes are billed twice a year: Statements are sent mid June
and mid November for due dates July 1st and December 1st. July
taxes are payable without interest by September 14th. December
taxes are payable without penalty by February 14th. All unpaid
taxes are sent as delinquent to Oakland County on March 1st.
3. Where are payments made?
Payments for Township business can be made at the Township
offices or over the telephone or internet by credit card or
direct deposit. Banks and utility companies cannot accept our
payments. A 24-hour drop box is located in the Township's main
4. May I make my payment by credit card or direct
Information regarding Credit Card and Direct Deposit Payments
is printed on the reverse side of the Tax statement, or call
our Office at 248.433.7705. You may also visit the
Payment Options page of this website and use one of the
5. How do I go about processing my name, address or bank
A written request must be sent to the Township for all
changes; there is space provided on the back of your tax bill
for these changes or you can use the
Notification of Name
Change form found on this website. You can also mail or fax
your request to the Township office.
6. What happens if I'm late in paying my winter taxes?
All payments received after February 14th are subject to 3%
penalty. On March 1st and thereafter, all delinquent taxes
must be paid to the Oakland County Treasurer, 1200 N.
Telegraph, Pontiac, MI 48341. A 4% county property tax
administration fee and a penalty of 1% interest per month for
every delinquent month will be applied. If payments are made
on or after March 1st, a revised statement from the Township
must accompany your remittance to the county office.
7. How do I make payments to Rizzo Services?
Any questions about solid waste services should be directed to
Rizzo Services at 866.772.8900. Payments should be sent to the
following address or you can
Warren, MI 48089
8. How do I contact the Treasurer’s Office?
By telephone at 248.433.7705 or by fax at 248.433.7714 or by
sending an email to