Tax and Payment Information


DUE DATES

Summer Taxes are mailed the first week of July. Taxes are payable without penalty through September 16. Beginning on September 17, interest of 1% will be applied for the entire month of September. On October 1, an additional 1% per month will be added until paid in full.

Winter Taxes are mailed the first week of December. Winter taxes are payable without penalty through
February 14.

FAILURE TO RECEIVE YOUR TAX BILL DOES NOT WAIVE INTEREST OR PENALTIES

MAIL TAX PAYMENTS TO:

                                           CITY OF LIVONIA - TREASURER
                                           33000 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE
                                           LIVONIA, MI 48154-3097
 
RETURN LOWER PORTION OF TAX STATEMENT WITH YOUR PAYMENT in the envelope that was enclosed with your bill. A stamped paid receipt will be returned if you include the complete tax statement and a self-addressed stamped envelope.

 

Several Livonia financial institutions accept tax bill payments.  Check to see if your bank or credit union accepts tax payments.

 

Automatic Tax Payment Plan: You will receive a tax statement that reflects the due date when the tax payment will be deducted from your financial institution; on September 16 for summer taxes and either December 31 or March 2 for winter taxes.  With this option you also receive a paid receipt by mail.  To learn more call: (734) 466-2246. 

By Internet:  There is a convenience fee of 2.8%** charged and retained by our third-party processor, Point & Pay, LLC for this service and will be added to each transaction. There is a minimum transaction fee of $2.00**.  Point & Pay will provide the amount of the convenience fee and you will have the opportunity to decline proceeding with the transaction.  Your credit card statement will reflect the amount of your tax payment and the amount of the convenience fee separately (will be shown as PNPLivonia SERVICE FEE.)  Point & Pay accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. 

Debit cards will be processed as a credit transaction and subject to the same convenience fee of 2.8%**. An alternative option to using a debit card is an electronic check. 

To process as an electronic check, you will need your financial institution’s routing number and account number.  The fee is $3.00** for up to $10,000 and $10.00** over $10,000. 

 

By phone:  Dial 1-833-440-3334 and an automated system will take you through the process.  You will need your parcel number to proceed which is located on the tax bill just above the property address and legal description, in the upper righthand margin, or on the stub in bold print.  The fee** to use this option is stated in the By Internet information above.

 

Payment In Person: Bring the entire tax statement to the TREASURER'S DEPARTMENT, 1st Floor, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.  We accept checks, cash, credit/debit cards and e-check payments. The fee** to use credit/debit and e-check option is stated in the By Internet information above. There will be a $25.00 charge for returned checks.
 
You may also drop off your payment in our drive-up red drop box located on the east side of City Hall on the half circle drive. NO CASH. Please indicate
Treasurer’s Office on the envelope. Payments deposited in the drop box by midnight on the tax due date are considered as paid on time.

 

 
 
 ** THESE FEES ARE SET BY THE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME.


FOR NAME OR ADDRESS CHANGES CONTACT ASSESSORS DEPT. AT (734) 466-2220, OPTION 1


DELINQUENT TAXES: BEGINNING MARCH 3, 2020


Real Property Taxes: Beginning MARCH 3, Winter and Summer delinquent taxes with penalty and interest must be paid to:

WAYNE COUNTY TREASURER
400 MONROE - 5TH FLOOR
DETROIT, MICHIGAN 48226-2942
(313) 224-5990


Personal Property Taxes: (APPLIES TO BUSINESSES ONLY)
Beginning MARCH 3, delinquent taxes with penalty and interest must be paid to:

CITY OF LIVONIA  

LYNDA L. SCHEEL, TREASURER
33000 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE
LIVONIA MI 48154
(734) 466-2245

Penalty: All delinquent tax payments on REAL and PERSONAL PROPERTY will include a 4% penalty plus 1% interest per month

 

Tax Deferral Information:

Residents meeting the following qualifications have until September 16 in which to file the necessary paperwork with the City Treasurer’s Office to defer their summer tax bill payment.  Qualifying persons have until February 15 of the following year in which to pay their summer tax bill without interest.  If not paid by February 15, the applicable interest of 6% would be added. 

Qualifications for tax deferral
Tax deferrals are granted to principal residence homeowners who are totally and permanently disabled, blind, paraplegic, quadriplegic, hemiplegic, 62 years of age or older, the unmarried surviving spouse of a person who was 62 years of age or older at the time of death, eligible service person, eligible veteran or an eligible widow or widower and whose total household income in the prior tax year did not exceed $40,000. 

Winter taxes may also be deferred for those principal residence homeowners that meet the above stated qualifications and have filed for but not received their State Income Tax refund.  Winter tax deferral applications must include a copy of the homeowner’s Michigan Homestead Property Tax Credit Claim MI-1040CR along with the application.  Applications must be received by the City Treasurer by February 14.  Qualifying persons have until April 30 to pay their winter taxes to the Wayne County Treasurer.  If not paid by April 30, the applicable penalty of 4% and interest of 1% per month from March 1 will apply until paid in full.