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Houghton County, Michigan - Assessor's Office

The Houghton County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Houghton County, Michigan. You can contact the Houghton County Assessor for:

  • Your property tax bill
  • Appealing your property tax appraisal
  • Paying your property tax
  • Reporting upgrades or improvements
  • Information on your property's tax assessment
  • Checking the Houghton County property tax due date

401 E Houghton AveThe Houghton County Assessor's Office is located in Houghton, Michigan. Houghton is the county seat of Houghton County, where most local government offices are located. The assessor's office is located in the same building as the Houghton County Courthouse, at 401 E. Houghton Avenue.

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Houghton County Assessor's Office Services

There are three major roles involved in administering property taxes - Tax Assessor, Property Appraiser, and Tax Collector. Note that in some counties, one or more of these roles may be held by the same individual or office. For example, the Houghton County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Houghton County Tax Appraiser.

  1. The Houghton County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Houghton County.
  2. The Houghton County Property Appraiser is responsible for determining the taxable value of each piece of real estate, which the Tax Assessor will use to determine the owed property tax.
  3. The Houghton County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Houghton County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.

When contacting Houghton County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Houghton County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 906-482-0250. Remember to have your property's Tax ID Number or Parcel Number available when you call!

Please call the assessor's office in Houghton before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting. If you have general questions, you can call the Houghton County Courthouse at 906-482-1150.

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The median property tax in Houghton County, Michigan is $1,052.00

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