Tax Rates

School Districts


Total tax rates differ by school district. There are 3 local school districts in Waterford Township. To determine what school district for a parcel, click on Tax Information Search on the Tax Information and Payment Center page.
  1. Waterford School District
  2. Pontiac School District
  3. Clarkston School District

Waterford School District


Taxes Principal Residence* (Homestead) Non-Principal Resident* (Non-Homestead)
Summer Tax - 2017 21.9034 39.9034
Winter Tax - 2017 12.0715 12.0715

Summer Taxes for 2017


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
County Operating  4.0400  4.0400
State Education Tax*  6.0000  6.0000
Oakland Schools  3.3079  3.3079
Oakland Community College  1.5555  1.5555
Waterford Schools - Debt  7.0000  7.0000
Waterford Schools - Operating*  0.0000 18.0000
Total Summer
21.9034 39.9034


Winter Taxes for 2017


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
Oakland County Parks and Recreation  0.2368  0.2368
Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority  0.2140  0.2140
Zoo Authority  0.0980  0.0980
Art Institute  0.1961  0.1961
Township*
11.3266
11.3266
TOTAL WINTER 12.0715 12.0715

*For township millage rates, please visit the Township Millage page.

*Michigan Business Tax Exempt Special Notes


  • Personal Property Tax classified 251 up to 12 mills School Operating
  • Personal Property Tax classified 351 up to 18 mills School Operating and 6 mills State Education Tax

Calculating Taxes


Example:
  • State Equalized Value = $75,000
  • Taxable Value = $65,000
  • Total Tax Rate (summer and winter) = 35.0000
65,000 x 35.0000/1,000 = $2,275 total taxes (summer and winter)