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Property taxes collected in the City of Rochester Hills fund local schools; Oakland Community College; Oakland schools, the City and County, County Parks, the Detroit Zoo and the Art Institute. Taxes collected for the City help fund police and fire services; local roads; library services; the Older Persons Commission and Rochester Avon Recreation Authority; and the operation of the City. The summer tax bill consists of school and county taxes only.

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Due Dates and Penalties
Summer 2018 Taxes Due September 14, 2018 
Payable July 1, 2018 through September 14, 2018 without interest or penalty. Postmark not honored. On September 15, 2018, interest of 1% will be added to the unpaid balance and an additional 1% will be added on the first day of each month thereafter. On February 15, 2019, penalty of 3% will be added.

Winter 2018 Taxes Due February 14, 2019 
Payable December 1, 2018 through February 14, 2019, without penalty. Postmark not honored. On February 15, 2019, penalty of 3% will be added.

Over Due Taxes
Beginning March 1, 2018, all unpaid taxes are considered delinquent and are payable with additional penalties to Oakland County Treasurer, 1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac, Michigan 48341-0479. The County Treasurer's Office can be reached at 248.858.0611.

Delinquent Taxes Notice: Due to a new state mandate, tax bills will now include a notice if there are delinquent taxes at Oakland County. The notice will read:

"As of March 1st, all or part of your prior year taxes were returned delinquent to the county. For information on hardship assistance (Step Forward Michigan Program), please contact the county treasurer at 248.858.0611."

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