Wilson Township Assessor
Todd B. Sorenson

03060 Fall Park Rd.
Boyne City, MI 49712
Phone: (231) 582-1033 Ext 3
Fax:      (231) 222-2300
Email:   Township Assessor 

There are no set office hours for the assessor, however you may contact the assessor at any time for an appointment or information.

Property Transfer Affidavit:
Michigan law requires that a Property Transfer Tax Affidavit (“PTA”) be filed with the local assessor (city or township) upon the transfer of ownership of real property. As used in the statute “transfer of ownership” means the conveyance of title to or a present interest in real property or some personal property.

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 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.

Charlevoix County Equalization Dept. Request to Combine Properties
Requirements and application:

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.

Poverty 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 exemption.

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.

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.

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.

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.