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City Treasurer

The Marlette City Treasurer is responsible for the collection of the taxes for the city, preparation and distribution of the tax bills, accounts payable, and reconciliation. The treasurer also assists the City Manager with budget preparation. 

Summer Tax Bills
Summer tax bills will be mailed July 1st and are due August 31st (without penalty). A 3% penalty and 1% per month interest is added after August 31. Summer taxes include:
  • City Operating Tax
  • County Operating Tax
  • State Education Tax (SET)
Winter Tax Bills
Winter tax bills are mailed by December 1 each year, and are due without penalty by February 14 of each year.

Past Due Taxes
Summer and winter taxes for can no longer be paid at the City of Marlette. Taxes are considered delinquent and must be paid at Sanilac County Treasurer’s Office in Sandusky, Michigan. Please call 810-648-2127 for delinquent tax pay off amounts, as additional fees have been applied. A subscription to delinquent tax look-up is also available at their website.

The exception is for personal property (business equipment) taxes. Personal property taxes are always paid to the City of Marlette, whether delinquent or not.

Tax Payments
Make all payments payable to the City of Marlette and send them to:
City of Marlette
6436 Morris Street Marlette, MI 48453
The City Treasurer can be reached by phone at 989-635-7448 Ext. 3 or by direct line at 989-635-7449
or by email at
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  • Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) Affidavit (Form 2368)
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  • Conditional Rescission of Principal Residence Exemption (Form 4640)
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  • Request to Rescind Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) (Form 2602)
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  • Property Transfer Affidavit (Form L-4260)
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  • Land Division/Land Combination Request Form
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  • The Federal Poverty Guidelines Used in the Determination of Poverty Exemptions for 2021
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  • City of Marlette's Hardship Exemption Application
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  • 2021 Property Tax Poverty Exemption Resolution
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  • State Tax Commission Affidavit for Disabled Veteran's Exemption Frequently Asked Questions
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  • Affidavit for Disabled Veteran's Exemption Form
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  • Assessing Term Meanings
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