CITY OF FARMINGTON HILLS
2019 WINTER TAX BILLS
The City of Farmington Hills 2019 Winter Tax Bills will be mailed on or about November 29, 2019. They are payable from December 1, 2019 through February 14, 2020 without penalty. Payment must be received by February 14, 2020 to avoid penalties. Payments by mail will be recorded on the date received by the City, not by the date postmarked. A 4% penalty will be added starting February 15, 2020 through March 2, 2020. Beginning March 3, 2020, all unpaid 2019 summer and winter property taxes are considered delinquent and must be paid to the Oakland County Treasurer’s office. If you do not receive your tax bill by December 14, 2019, please contact the Treasurer's office at 248-871-2480.
By law, failure to receive a tax bill does not waive tax or penalty. Tax bills are not forwarded by the Post Office unless it is a temporary forwarding order only. The Treasurer's Office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to accept payments, except for December 24th, 25th & 31st, January 1st & 20th; and February 17th.
Drop boxes are located by the Police Station, next to the mail boxes and near the front entrance to City Hall.
Checks are accepted as conditional payment. If checks are not honored by the bank, taxes are unpaid and subject to any and all penalties.
31555 W. Eleven Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
(248) 871-2471 (Fax)
The Finance Department is comprised of three primary functions – Accounting, Assessing, and Treasury. The Department’s main responsibility is to facilitate the prudent use of the City’s financial resources by:Maintaining accurate and complete records of all financial transactions, assets, and liabilities.
- Preparing the annual budget for presentation to City Council.
- Overseeing the City’s annual audit and financial report.
- Preparing the annual property tax assessment roll.
- Processing payments to City vendors timely and accurately.
- Processing payroll for City employees timely and accurately.
- Administering the City’s pension assets and retirement benefits.
- Managing the City’s Liability and Property Insurance.
The Finance Department continues to receive national and international recognition for excellence. For the past 35 years, the City of Farmington Hills has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. For the past 21 years, the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report has received the prestigious Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting from the same organization.
- For Assessing questions/inquiries, please call (248) 871-2470
- For Treasury questions/inquiries, please call (248) 871-2480
- For Finance/Accounting questions/inquiries, please call (248) 871-2440