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Hardship Exemptions

Property owners who are in financial distress and are unable to meet the obligation of paying property taxes may apply for relief from those taxes, per state statute MCL 211.77 (u).  Application for this exemption should be made to the Supervisor's office. Please make an appointment with the Supervisor to begin the application process for this exemption.  Please also note that Applicants must:


  • Complete the Poverty Exemption Application
  • Provide documentation as requested on the forms.
  • Meet the asset test established by Township Ordinance.
  • Submit all paperwork before the close of the December Board of Review. Please note that if there is no business to conduct the December Board of Review might not meet.

Poverty Exemption Taxpayer FAQ


Contact Information

supervisor@pmtwp.org  ~  231.845.1277
Kelly Smith, Township Supervisor
Pere Marquette Charter Township
1699 S. Pere Marquette Hwy.
Ludington, MI  49431