Winter Deferment Form

Eligibility
You must file a MI-1040CR (PDF) or MI-1040CR-2 (PDF) and be eligible to receive a refund from the State of Michigan in order to qualify for a deferment of winter taxes by meeting one of the following criteria:
  • 65 years of age or older, including the unmarried surviving spouse of person who was 65 years of age or older at the time of death.
  • Deaf, blind, hemiplegic, paraplegic, or quadriplegic
  • Totally and permanently disabled
Purpose of the Deferment
This deferment allows you time to pay your winter taxes between March 1 - April 30 without penalty or interest.

Application
If you qualify, please fill out an Application for Deferment of Winter Taxes (PDF) and return to the following address before February 14.:

Grand Traverse County Treasurer
400 Boardman Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49684

Summer Deferments

A summer deferment with your township does not automatically extend to your winter tax bill. If you filed a Summer deferment with your township/city, you also need to file a Winter deferment with us in order to have your deferment extended past February 14.

For More Information
If you have questions, please call 231-922-4735.