Washtenaw County Treasurer
Catherine McClary, CPFO, CPFIM
A variety of free seminars offering housing counseling and financial literacy education
Free Tax Preparation Assistance (pdf)
A list of free tax preparation assistance services throughout Washtenaw County. Also included is a list of everything you will need to bring to a tax preparation appointment.
Homestead Property Tax Credit Update
The State has made changes modifying eligibility requirements for the Homestead Property Tax Credit. Check the link above to view the major changes, and where to get more information on eligibility.
Step Forward Michigan Offering Assistance to Homeowners Struggling With Property Tax and/or Mortgage Payments
Washtenaw County residents who qualify for the program can receive up to $30,000 in one-time assistance to pay past due property taxes, or taxes and mortgage payments combined.
Homeowners who all ready received Hardest Hit assistance cannot re-apply, however clients that previously applied and were ineligible because they were outside program parameters may reopen their application under the updated guidelines. Please visit www.StepForwardMichigan.org to apply, or for more information on the program.
Washtenaw County Treasurer Catherine McClary was recently interviewed for a segment on Channel 7 Detroit news, and on the Lucy Ann Lance Show on 1290 AM WLBY for the Step Forward Michigan program. Click the links below for each segment.
"Conversations" Interview with Catherine McClary on Tax Foreclosure Prevention
Washtenaw County Treasurer Catherine McClary was recently interviewed for "Conversations" on Ann Arbor's Channel 19 CitiTV. The program can viewed on line at the link below.
"Conversations" Interview with Catherine McClary (video link)
2013 Senior Deferment Form (pdf)
The senior deferment program allows seniors and eligible farmers, veterans, and people with disabilities to use their homestead property tax refund from the State of Michigan to pay their property taxes.
Understanding Taxable Value (pdf)
An explanation of taxable values, and appealing assessments.
A listing of past news stories from our front page.
Washtenaw County Treasurer Catherine McClary, CPFO, CPFIM
The County Treasurer is authorized by the Michigan Constitution and State law to serve as the County's Banker and Investment Officer. The Treasurer's primary responsibilities are to safeguard public funds and to collect and account for the revenue used to operate programs for County residents.
Mission of the County Treasurer
To model best practices in cash and financial management through effective internal controls and a cohesive, talented team. To fulfill customer need through communication, outreach, and education.
Washtenaw County Treasurer's Office
200 North Main St, Suite 200
P.O. Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645