Detroit Residents Can Appeal Their Property Tax Assessment at the Assessors Review that will be held February 1, 2019 through February 23, 2019

Residents will have the opportunity to appeal their property tax assessment before the Office of the Chief Financial Officer -Office of the Assessor at the upcoming Assessors Review that will be held February 1, 2019 through February 23, 2019 in Suite 804 in the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, located at 2 Woodward Avenue.

 

Assessors Review schedule:

Friday, February 1st, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday, February 2nd, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

February 4th thru 8th, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday, February 9th, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

February 11th thru 15th, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday, February 16th, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

February 18th thru 22nd, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday, February 23rd, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

 

The Assessors Review can take into account such circumstances as structural defects, fire damage or demolition. Taxpayer of record/Authorized Agent may appeal in person, by letter, or email ([email protected]) during the designated dates.  Faxed appeals will not be accepted. Persons acting as the authorized agent for the taxpayer of record must submit a completed “Letter of Authorization”, as prescribed by the City of Detroit.

All companies, LLC's and/or corporations must provide organization documents along with title and name of authorized person to speak on behalf of company.

Any appeals not meeting the minimum requirements of Michigan Treasury Form L-4035 and not in the proper name of the owner, with proof provided, will not be considered.  If the appeal is in writing, the mail must be postmarked by February 23, 2019.

Appeals to the Board of Review and further to the Michigan Tax Tribunal cannot be heard without an appeal to the Assessor's Review.

For more information, please call (313) 224-3035.