The primary goal of the office is to collect delinquent property taxes for the County of Muskegon. Through this office, the money is then invested in various forms to make additional operating capital for the County.
The Treasurer's Office does accept partial payments on delinquent taxes in most situations. The deadline for redeeming delinquent taxes is two years. Property is sold at public auction approximately two and a half years after it becomes delinquent. For more information regarding this procedure, please stop by the office for a copy of the tax sale guidelines.
The Treasurer's Office is also responsible for keeping permanent records of tax rolls, delinquent tax rolls, tax histories for various public agencies, banks, mortgage title companies and other interested parties at a nominal cost.
Deposits & Fees
Other functions include receiving County department deposits and making those deposits to various banks. They also collect probation payments, incarceration fees and certify that all taxes are current for recording of deeds. Dog licenses can also be purchased at the Treasurer's office.