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. Pontiac School District
  2. Clarkston School District

Waterford School District


Taxes Principal Residence* (Homestead) Non-Principal Resident* (Non-Homestead)
Summer Tax - 2020 21.5164 39.5164
Winter Tax - 2020 14.1291 14.1291

Summer Taxes for 2020


Tax Principal Residence Non-Principal Residence
County Operating  4.0200  4.0200
State Education Tax*  6.0000  6.0000
Oakland Schools  3.2280  3.2280
Oakland Community College  1.5184  1.5184
Waterford Schools - Debt  6.7500  6.7500
Waterford Schools - Operating*  0.0000 18.0000
Total Summer
21.5164 39.5164


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)