Where does the tax money collected go?
When you receive your personal property tax bill, it will have itemized amounts as to where the tax money is distributed. In Ypsilanti City, those entities include but are not limited to: Washtenaw County, Ypsilanti City, Ypsilanti Schools, State Education Fund, Washtenaw Intermediate Schools, Washtenaw Community College, Ypsilanti Library. Essentially, personal property tax money goes to the same entities as real property tax. The tax rate used to calculate the amount of tax is the non-homestead tax rate.

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1. What is personal property?
2. What are some examples of personal property?
3. Where and how often do I have to file a personal property statement?
4. Who says I have to file a personal property statement?
5. What type of information do I include on the personal property statement?
6. What about used equipment?
7. Do I report equipment that I am leasing?
8. I lease space my business occupies. Do I have to pay a personal property tax?
9. Where does the tax money collected go?
10. What if I want to appeal my assessed value on my personal property?
11. What are my responsibilities as a business owner?
12. What happens if my business moves out of Ypsilanti during the year?
13. What happens if personal property taxes become delinquent?