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  Duties

City Assessor
Jeff Shea

The Assessor is the governmental official charged with annually discovering, listing, and valuing all taxable property in the City of Alpena.

The Assessor's authority is derived from the Michigan Constitution, state statutes, and the City Charter.

The primary responsibility of the Assessor is to find the fair market value of property so that in proportion to this value, taxpayers may contribute a fair share of support for the community services received.

Prepares and makes all regular assessment rolls and oversees and certifies the special assessment rolls for the City.

Reviews the new construction that occurs each year in the City to place it on the tax roll as well as reviews the personal property in the possession of local businesses.

Administers the Principal Residence Exemption Act that allows homestead properties to pay a lower school millage rate.

Assessing & Property Information
Alpena County Property Tax Search

2014 Personal Property Exemption

 

208 N. First Avenue
Alpena, Michigan 49707

Phone: (989) 354-1740
Fax: (989) 354-1709
Email:jeffs@alpena.mi.us

Department Personnel
Paddi A. LaCross
Clerk-Typist
Phone: (989) 354-1740
Email: paddil@alpena.mi.us

Dates to Remember:
December 31: Tax day for the following year's taxes.

End of February: Assessment notices mailed. (Last week of February)

Second Monday in March and Tues., Wed., and Thurs. following: Board of Review meets to hear assessment protests.

May 1: Last day to file Principle Residence Exemption for current tax year.

June 30: Deadline to file an appeal with the Michigan Tax Tribunal. Some different types of appeals have different deadlines. To be sure of deadline date contact your assessor.

Tuesday following the third Monday in July: July Board of Review meets to correct errors and omissions. An owner of property that is "homestead" property on May 1: may appeal to the July Board of Review for the current year and the three previous years, if the exemption was not on the tax roll. 211.7cc (13) and 211.7ee (6)

Tuesday following the second Monday in December: Board of Review meets to correct errors and omissions. An owner of property that is "homestead" property on May 1: may appeal to the December Board of Review for the current year and the three previous years, if the exemption was not on the tax roll. 211.7cc (13) and 211.7ee (6)


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State of Michigan Forms
Affidavit of Owner of Eligible Personal Property Claiming Exemption from Collection of Taxes
Conditional Rescission of Principal Residence Exemption
Principal Residence Exemption Affidavit Form 2368
Property Transfer Affidavit  Form 4260
Request for Nonconsideration of Normal Repair & Maintenance form 865
Request to Rescind Principal Residence Exemption Form 2602
Foreclosure Entity Conditional Rescission of a Principal Residence Exemption

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Neighborhood Enterprise Zone
Instructions for Filing Application for
New Structure
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