Payment by Electronic Check or Credit Card

Tax payments can now be made by electronic check or credit card.  Dexter Township has arranged for Official Payments Corp. (OPC) to serve as the processing center for these payments.  This service is safe, reliable, and in accordance with all state and government regulations.  In order to process your payment, OPC charges a convenience fee of $5.25 per electronic check.  There is a 3.15% fee to process credit card payments.  These charges will appear as a separate line item on your bank or credit card statement.  Credit cards accepted include:  Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover.

When you contact OPC by phone (1-800-272-9829) or on their website www.officialpayments.com, you will be asked to enter information such as:

        Type of payment (i.e. taxes)
        The parcel number of the property for which taxes are being paid
        The jurisdiction code for Dexter Township - 3286
        Your credit card or bank information
        The amount of taxes being paid

The system will respond with the following:

        Tell you the tax and fee amounts and the total amount of your payment
        Request your approval for the charge to your credit card or bank account
        Provide a confirmation number - Write it down as a record of your payment