Summer Tax Deferment

Summer taxes can be deferred on your principal residence until February 16, 2021, if your 2019 total household income did not exceed $40,000 AND you meet one of the following: 
  • 62 years of age or older (by Dec. 1 of prior year), including the unremarried surviving spouse of a person who was 62 years of age or older at the time of death
  • Paraplegic or Quadriplegic
  • Eligible Serviceman, Eligible Veteran or Eligible Widow
  • Blind Person
  • Totally and Permanently Disabled
If you are eligible, fill out the Application for Deferment of Summer Taxes. You must complete and return this form, along with a copy of your Michigan Homestead Property Tax Credit Claim MI-1040CR for tax year 2019, to City of Rochester Hills Treasury, 1000 Rochester Hills Drive, Rochester Hills, MI 48309. Application must be filed with the City of Rochester Hills Treasury no later than September 14, 2020.

Those approved for summer tax deferment for 2020, may delay the date their 2020 summer and winter property taxes are due without interest or penalty through March 1, 2021, or until they receive their Homestead Property Tax refund from the State. A copy of your Michigan Homestead Property Tax Credit Claim MI-1040CR for tax year 2020, filed with the State prior to February 16, 2021, must be presented to the City Treasurer for this additional deferment.

Are You a Disabled Veteran?
MCL 211.7b exempts disabled veterans from paying property taxes under certain conditions.
Click here for details on tax exemptions

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