Brick + Beam Detroit

Understanding Your Property Tax Assessment- Central

Brick + Beam Event

5:30pm on Jan 28 2020

Detroit Public Library Main Branch, Friends Conference Room (2nd Floor), 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202

Do you understand how property taxes work? Do you get your notice of assessment each year and wonder ‘how’d they get that number’? Do you know you have the right to appeal your assessment? Do you know what “PRE”, “PTE”/”HPTAP”, “NEZ” are?

Whether you’re a legacy homeowner concerned about your taxes or someone considering buying a property, understanding how property taxes work is important! 
Just in time for Property Tax Appeal deadlines, we’ll help you understand the basics of property taxes, and actions you can take to lower your bill! 

What we’ll cover: 

  • What is your Property Tax Assessment? How to read your annual Notice of Assessment Understanding how your property tax bill is calculated (millage rates!)

  • You can appeal your assessment! (Deadlines are coming up! Detroit Assessors Review is Feb 1-15) Is your home over-assessed?? What does the appeal process look like? 

  • Tax Exemptions like HPTAP & PRE (Primary Residence Exemption). What is a Neighborhood Enterprise Zone (NEZ)?

Detroit Justice Center will be onsite doing intake forms for City of Detroit residents who want to appeal their Property Tax Assessment!
Co-hosted by State Facts! 

Dinner provided!

RSVP for this FREE event by clicking HERE!


Can't make this date? 

There are several dates and locations to choose from! 

  • Central Detroit--Tues, Jan 28 2020 @ 5pm | Detroit Public Library Main Branch

  • Westside--Sat, Feb 1, 2020 @ 10am | Design Center in a Box (Old Redford)

  • Eastside--Sat, Feb 8, 2020 @ 9:30am | Eastside Community Network

  • Highland Park/ Hamtramck--Wed, Feb 12, 2020 @ 5:30p | Nandi’s Knowledge Cafe

 All are welcome at any session, regardless of which neighborhood you reside in!

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