My aunt is currently 71 years of age, and considered low income(under $9,000 yearly.) in State of Michigan. She took out a second Mortgage 2 years ago to do some home repairs, which left her with very limited income monthly. I would like to know if she could be exempt 100% from paying Property Taxes in Michigan due to her age and income?
My understanding is that your aunt may be exempt from INCOME taxes, given the facts you present above. I do not believe there is a property tax exemption for seniors in Michigan. However, given her circumstances, she may qualify for a substantial homestead property tax credit, which would effectively result in little or no taxes, and might result in refunds for her.
No, she is not exempt from paying property tax.
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