Finance / Treasury Department



300 West Thirteen Mile Road            
Madison Heights, MI  48071  
Phone Number: (248) 583-0845 - Treasurer (Tax/Water)
                          (248) 583-0846 - Finance                                                 

For your convenience the Madison Heights Treasurer’s Office accepts credit/electronic checks.

Visa, MasterCard, Discover and electronic checks are accepted.
Transaction fees apply.

Finance Director/Treasurer (Deputy City Manager)  - Melissa R. Marsh

paytaxesStatement of Services: The Finance Department prepares and maintains the City's financial statements in compliance with the requirements of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. The Finance Department is responsible for all accounting, pension administration, risk management, and treasury functions. The Finance Department also assists in budget development, implementation, maintenance, and control. Additionally, the Finance Department provides support services to other departments including being part of the management team in labor negotiations with all employee bargaining units. The Department strives to continue improving the online data processing of financial reporting, accounting, accounts payable, budgeting, cash receipts, payroll, pension management, purchasing and encumbrance system, tax and utility billing and collections.  Interested residents may search their account(s) online by clicking the graphic above.  In addition, the Department also sells garbage bags to the public.


Beginning in July 2003, the State of Michigan is requiring all cities and townships to collect the State Education Tax (SET) in its entirety on the summer tax bill.  Previously, the SET was split equally between the summer and winter tax bills.  For tax year 2003, the SET was reduced to 5 mills.  In tax year 2004, the SET was levied at the full rate of 6 mills.  The SET is collect by the City Treasurer for distribution to the State of Michigan.

Click Here for the PDF Version of the Michigan Department of Treasury's Application for
Deferment of Summer Taxes
Please note that this form must be completed and submitted for each tax year for which the deferment is requested.  This form must be filed with the City Treasurer's Office, City Hall, 300 West Thirteen Mile Road.