Todd B. Sorenson
03060 Fall Park Rd.
Boyne City, MI 49712
Phone: (231) 582-7122
Fax: (231) 222-2300
There are no set office hours for the assessor, however you may contact Todd B. Sorenson at any time for an appointment or information.
Principal Residence Exemption Guidelines and Forms:
The following are forms that are used to request a Principal Residence Exemption (PRE), remove a PRE, or request to have an exemption on a home for sale.
- Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) Guidelines
- PRE Affidavit Form
- Request to Rescind a PRE
- Request for a Conditional PRE
- Request for a Conditional Removal of a PRE
- Request for an Active Duty Military PRE Affidavit
Qualified Agricultural Exemption Guidelines and Forms:
The following are forms that are used to request a Qualified Agricultural Exemption (QAE), remove a QAE, or Notice of the intent to remove a QAE.
Hardship Exemption Form and Guidelines:
Have there been changes to your income to the point where you may not be able to pay your property taxes this year? You may be eligible for a Property Tax Hardship Exemption.
Principal Residence Exemption Qualified Error Form
This form enables a taxpayer to file a request for a PRE in any year before the 3 immediately preceding tax years , for which the exemption was not on the tax roll as a result of a qualified error on the part of the local governmental unit. The taxpayer is responsible for completing this request and submitting it, along with a $150 processing fee payable to the Michigan Department of Treasury and submitted to the Michigan Department of Treasury. The required supporting documentation for each year the exemption is being requested must accompany this request.
Board of Review Form:
The following form may be used when petitioning the Wilson Township Board of Review. Forms will also be provided at the Board of Review meeting.
Personal Property Forms:
The General Property Tax Act provides for exemptions for certain categories of personal property including: Small Business Taxpayer Exemption, Eligible Manufacturing Personal Property and Act 328 – New Personal Property. These links will provide information on each of these exemptions including determining eligibility and how to claim the exemption. The following link will provide information on each of these exemptions: Michigan Department of Treasury, Personal Property Exemptions.
- Small Business Personal Property Affidavit
- New Personal Property Application
- Eligible Manufacturing Personal Property Tax Exemption Claim, Ad Valorem Personal Property Statement, and Report of Fair Market Value of Qualified New and Previously Existing Personal Property (Combined Document)
State of Michigan Public Act 161
Disabled Veterans Property Tax Exemption
The State of Michigan passed P.A. 161, which allows 100% Disabled Military Veterans to claim a 100% exemption from property taxes for their principal residence. In order to file, your affidavit and documentation must be filed with the Wilson Township assessor by December 10, 2013. The requests will be reviewed at the December Wilson Township Board of Review, Township Hall at 5:00 P.M. All the information you need to file your request is contained in the following three documents.
- Affidavit for Disabled Veterans Exemption
- Disabled Veterans Exemption requirements for filing
- State Disabled Veterans Exemption eligibility requirements
Wilson Township, working with BS&A software, has developed a web site where you can get all your parcel information and property tax information. The system also lets you view your property on a Google Map. You may also pay your property taxes on line, however there are fees for using this service. Click on the link above.
PROPERTY RECORD CARD
If you own property in Wilson Township and would like a copy of your Property Record card, one can be emailed to you. To request your property record card, click this link. The property record card and a map of your property will be emailed within 7 business days.
For more information about property assessing in Wilson Township, please contact: Todd B Sorenson.