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The City Assessor helps taxpayers understand property tax laws relevant to their property. Office Hours: Mondays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Questions? Phone (616) 794-1900 extension 201, or Email Bob Naumann, City Assessor.
To meet the standards of the State Tax Commission, the Assessing Department reviews a portion of the properties every year. This allows the City to keep accurate records.
The Department is responsible for the inventory of all property within the City and valuation and maintaining property record information of all property both real property (land and buildings) and personal (tangible). It operates under requirements of the General Property Tax Law which were originally P.A. 206 of 1893; Statutes can be found under MCL 211.1 through MCL 211.157. The Department is primarily responsible for performing and maintaining property assessments for the equitable distribution of property tax burden.
Department compiles the annual assessment roll on which taxes will be levied; maintains property tax descriptions and maps, processes personal property statements, and conducts field audits of both existing properties and new construction located within the City of Belding. In addition, providing the City Treasurer with taxable value on all City properties, used to produce annual tax bills.
Adopted Resolution of Assessor Accessibility (PDF)
Principal Residence Exemption Guidelines (PDF)
Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) Affidavit (PDF)
Poverty Exemption Guidelines (PDF)
Poverty Exemption Application (PDF)
Property Transfer Affidavit (PDF)
Request to Rescind Principal Residence Exemption (PDF)
State Tax Commission Affidavit for Disabled Veterans Exemption (PDF)
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Bob Naumann is contracted with the City of Belding to provide assessing services.
The Assessor is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining the City's assessment rolls for all assessable property, both real and personal, located within the City limits for Ionia County.
Assessment and taxable value determinations are made in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 211 of the Michigan Compiled laws (MCl), otherwise known as the "General Property Tax Act".
The Assessor is responsible to assess all property in the City at 50% of fair market value. This includes commercial, industrial, and residential properties, vacant land, and personal property. To meet the standards of the State Tax Commission, the Assessor reviews a portion (approximately 20%) of the properties every year. This allows the City to keep accurate records.
Assessing Information Online
Visit AccessMyGov.com for the City of Belding. If you are looking for general information, this site may be of assistance.
120 S. Pleasant Street
Belding, Michigan 48809
Phone: (616) 794-1900
Fax: (616) 794-0091
Emergency: Phone 911
Monday - Thursday
7:00am - 6:00pm
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