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 - 2021 21.4701 39.2019
Winter Tax - 2020 14.1291 14.1291

Summer Taxes for 2021


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
County Operating  4.0132  4.0132
State Education Tax*  6.0000  6.0000
Oakland Schools  3.2012  3.2012
Oakland Community College  1.5057  1.5057
Waterford Schools - Debt  6.7500  6.7500
Waterford Schools - Operating*  0.0000 17.7318
Total Summer
21.4701 39.2019


Winter Taxes for 2020


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
Oakland County Parks and Recreation  0.3500  0.3500
Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority  0.2104  0.2104
Zoo Authority  0.0965  0.0965
Art Institute  0.1913  0.1913
Township*
13.2809
  
13.2809
TOTAL WINTER 14.1291 14.1291

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

Waterford School District


Taxes Principal Residence* (Homestead) Non-Principal Resident* (Non-Homestead)
Summer Tax - 2021 21.4701 39.2019
Winter Tax - 2020 14.1291 14.1291

Summer Taxes for 2021


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
County Operating  4.0132  4.0132
State Education Tax*  6.0000  6.0000
Oakland Schools  3.2012  3.2012
Oakland Community College  1.5057  1.5057
Waterford Schools - Debt  6.7500  6.7500
Waterford Schools - Operating*  0.0000 17.7318
Total Summer
21.4701 39.2019


Winter Taxes for 2020


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
Oakland County Parks and Recreation  0.3500  0.3500
Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority  0.2104  0.2104
Zoo Authority  0.0965  0.0965
Art Institute  0.1913  0.1913
Township*
13.2809
  
13.2809
TOTAL WINTER 14.1291 14.1291

*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)