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Ann Arbor Township Assessor’s Office: (734) 663-8540

For 2014, the State of Michigan has enacted new personal property legislation. This new legislation includes a personal property exemption for many small businesses.
Please review the Exemption Affidavit (click here)  and forward it to your personal property tax preparer.
If you have any questions regarding this exemption, please contact the Ann Arbor Township Assessor’s Office at (734) 663-8540.



To qualify for the exemption, certain criteria must be met.

The company claiming the exemption must have personal property valued less than $80,000 of true cash value, owned by, leased to, or in the possession of, the owner as of 12/31/2013. Furthermore, the attached exemption affidavit MUST be received by the local assessor by February 10, 2014.

Please note any individual who fraudulently claims an exemption is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by not less than 30 days and not more than 6 months in jail and a fine of not less than $500 or not more than $2,500 or both.

Additional copies of the exemption form are available at the Michigan Department of Treasury’s website.