The City Treasurer is the Chief Financial Officer of the City, appointed by the City Manager with the confirmation of the City Council. The principal responsibility of the Treasurer is to maintain all the financial records of the City in an orderly fashion and to ensure that the fiscal integrity is maintained. The Treasurer possesses the following responsibilities:
Budget-detailing revenue and expenditure forecasts
General Ledger accounting and payroll
Utility and Tax billing
Pension administration Collection/deposit/investment of all City funds
Disburses all city funds in accordance with the provisions of law and procedures established by the City Council.
Performs such other duties as prescribed by law, the City Council, or the City Manager
The City of Richmond's fiscal year is July 1 through June 30. Residents are invited to attend the annual budget hearings in April and May of each year. The budget is also available to the public upon request.
The annual audit is performed by an independent certified public accounting firm. The findings are presented to the Mayor and City Council and reported to the Michigan Department of Treasury. This annual financial report is available to the public in late fall upon request.
The total 2023 Millage Rates are 40.5675 for homestead and 58.4919 for non-homestead. Tax bills are mailed out on July 1st and December 1st and are due on September 30th and February 28th.
To view previous year's Millage Rates for the City of Richmond, please click here.
Macomb County Homestead Tax Rate Comparisons
To view the Total Homestead Tax Rates for Cities & Villages in Macomb County please click here.
Tax Payments Made After February 28th
All prior year taxes have been turned over to the Macomb County Treasurer's Office as delinquent. Payment after February 28th must be made at the Macomb County Building located at: 1 S Main Street 2nd Floor Mount Clemens, MI 48043 Phone: 586-469-5190
Deadline to pay your 2023 summer and/or winter taxes at City Hall is Thursday, February 29, 2024. As of March 1, 2024, all outstanding taxes will be sent to Macomb County for collection, where an initial 5% penalty plus 1% interest per month will apply. Read on...