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

TaxesPrincipal Residence* (Homestead)Non-Principal Resident* (Non-Homestead)
Summer Tax - 202321.373538.9758
Winter Tax - 202314.800614.8006


Summer Taxes for 2023

TaxPrincipal ResidenceNon-Principal Residence
County Operating 3.96863.9686
State Education Tax* 6.0000 6.0000
Oakland Schools3.16583.1658
Oakland Community College1.48911.4891
Waterford Schools - Debt 6.7500 6.7500
Waterford Schools - Operating* 0.000017.6023
Total Summer
21.373538.9758


Winter Taxes for 2023

TaxPrincipal ResidenceNon-Principal Residence
Oakland County Parks and Recreation 0.3431 0.3431
Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority 0.2070 0.2070
Zoo Authority 0.0945 0.0945
Art Institute 0.1945 0.1945
Oakland Transit 0.9500 0.9500
Township*
13.0115
  
13.0115
TOTAL WINTER14.800614.8006


*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)