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 - 2016 21.9505 39.9505
Winter Tax - 2015 12.3346 12.3346 

Summer Taxes for 2016
Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
County Operating  4.0400 4.0400
State Education Tax*  6.0000  6.0000
Oakland Schools 3.3398 3.3398
Oakland Community College 1.5707 1.5707
Waterford Schools - Debt  7.0000  7.0000
Waterford Schools - Operating*  0.0000 18.0000
Total Summer
21.9505 39.9505

Winter Taxes for 2015

Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
Oakland County Parks and Recreation  0.2410  0.2410
Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority  0.2146  0.2146
Zoo Authority  0.0998  0.0998
Art Institute  0.1996  0.1996
Township*
11.5796
11.5796
TOTAL WINTER 12.3346 12.3346

*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) = 30.0000
65,000 x 30.0000/1,000 = $1,950 total taxes (summer and winter)