Per MCL 211.135, "The County Treasurer provides tax certification on documents such as deeds or land contracts that convey ownership of property. A tax certificate confirms that all taxes on a property have been paid in full for the past 5 years. " This fee is charged in all counties in Michigan.
For purchases in the state of Michigan, the following fees will be charged:
- $5.00 per document (up to 25 parcels/legal descriptions)
- $0.20 for each additional parcel
When quoting fees within LodeStar, the Michigan Tax Certification will bundle into the "Deed Fee," as shown below:
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