Gladwin County Treasurer
The duties and responsibilities of the Treasurer are defined by state law and authorization of the County Board of Commissioners. The Treasurer serves as the custodian of all County funds, signs all checks, collects and disperses all delinquent real property taxes as well as current Summer taxes for Secord Township; handles dog licenses and fees. The Treasurer is responsible for accounting of all revenue coming to the county, investment of idle funds, securities and monies held in financial institutions, certification of deeds, plat maps and all other documents pertaining to tax histories and litigations; also prepares for and manages the annual tax sale on behalf of the State Treasury.
The Treasurer’s office works efficiently because of our staff. Our friendly staff is here to serve the citizens of Gladwin County promptly and courteously.
Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
We accept credit card payments for taxes.
Credit Card Payments
The Office of Gladwin County Treasurer accepts credit card payments for taxes through Graphite Municipalities. This service is available in person or online at https://securedpaymentgateway.com/
Graphite charges a 2.50% fee ($1.00 minimum) for this service that will be charged to your credit card. Most major credit and debit cards are accepted (Visa, MasterCard, Discover) Graphite notifies us immediately after payment has been made, and the payment will post to your account once it is accepted by the county.
Tax Reverted Land Sale
The sale is held periodically to dispose of lands forfeited for non-payment of taxes. The latest list is available on line at https://www.tax-sale.info/listings/catalog/1271 and includes all terms and conditions.
Our K9 Companions need a license too.
Dog License Information
All dogs in Gladwin County must have a current rabies certificate and be licensed. Licenses must be renewed annually. Dog licenses are sold in the Treasurer’s office, at the Animal Shelter, and at participating township and city offices from November 1st until the end of February. As of March 1st tags are available only from the treasurers office, and are delinquent, except for puppies, and subject to the delinquent tag fee. You must present a current rabies certificate to purchase any dog license.
Dog License Fees
Male/Female | $20.00
Spay/Neuter | $10.00
Delinquent | $40.00
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
When are property taxes billed and are due?
Summer taxes are billed on July 1st and payable without interest by September 14th, except for Gladwin City. Winter taxes are billed on December 1st and payable without interest by February 14th. Current taxes are payable to the township or city treasurer through February 28th.
When do taxes become delinquent?
March 1st current taxes are turned over to the County Treasurer for collection.
When will delinquent notices by mailed?
Delinquent notices are mailed out no later than June 1st by first class mail. They are mailed again no later than September 1st via first class and again in January by certified mail.
When will property be subject to forfeiture?
One year from date of delinquency on March 1st. Title search and fees are applied $340 and interest increased from 1% per month to 1.5% per month, retroactively to date returned delinquent to County Treasurer.
How will pending foreclosure be notified?
June – February 28th a process server will visit each parcel and serve a copy of notice and post it. Notice’s are printed by publication 3 consecutive weeks in local newspaper. Taxes that are subject to foreclosure must be paid in full with cash or money order before March 31st to avoid foreclosure.
When and where are board of reviews (BOR) conducted?
Board of reviews are conducted twice per year at the local level. In July and December. Contact your assessor for exact details.
Why would I need to contact my assessor?
You may contact your township assessor with questions regarding Homeowner’s Principal Residence Exemption, Taxable Value, Hardship Exemptions, Veteran’s Exemptions, and all Board of Review questions.
IMPORTANT TAX DATES
2016 Taxes are billed the first week of July and the first week of December.
March 1, 2016
2015 Summer and Winter taxes are now delinquent and payable to Gladwin County Treasurer. Please call for current payoff.
March 1, 2016
2014 taxes are now in forfeiture and can be redeemed if paid in full by March 31, 2017.
April 1, 2017
Clear title passes to Gladwin County Treasurer. FORECLOSURE IS FINAL!