What Is the General Property Tax Rate in Detroit, Michigan?

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The total property tax rate in Detroit, Michigan, is 84.5085 mills as of August 2015. This includes 33.4984 mills from the City of Detroit, 7.9220 mills from Wayne County, 30.9323 mills from Detroit Board of Education, and 6 mills from the State of Michigan, among other assessments.

A mill is $1 per $1,000 of the taxable value of a property. The City of Detroit assesses 50 percent of the market value of a property as the taxable value, and the city reassesses this value annually. Other property tax assessments in the City of Detroit include Wayne County Community College, Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority and Wayne County Intermediate School District. Property owners can negotiate property tax abatements with their local taxing authorities.