Poverty Exemptions, for those taxpayers that meet the criteria, can be granted by the local assessing district (township/city). Each township and city in the county have a poverty exemption policy which incorporates the federal poverty guidelines. Information regarding poverty exemption policies and applications for the exemption may be acquired by contacting the local assessing unit.
Local Assessing units
The following is a list of reference materials found on the STC website at www.michigan.gov/statetaxcommission for the poverty exemption: