Taxation Trouble Spots

This informative session tackles the top 12 challenges treasurers face. Learn to navigate obstacles associated with summer deferments, refunds and tax receipts. Delve into the property tax administration fee and steps to impose (or waive) a 3 percent penalty. Review distribution of taxes collected, designated agents and tax collection bonds. Identify what is required on a tax bill, and walk away with tips for negotiating with the school district to collect summer taxes. 

Jim Beelen

Former MTA Member Information Services Liaison

MTA Member Information Liaison Jim Beelen joined MTA in October 2008 from Allendale Charter Township in Ottawa County where he served on the township board for 30 years. The last 12 years Jim was the Supervisor. For 18 years prior to that, Jim served as the township treasurer.

During his time at MTA, Jim provided township officials and employees with information and resources regarding the day-to-day functions of township government. He also developed MIS Department resource materials, and presented workshop and Conference sessions. Jim retired in 2015 and now enjoys fishing and visiting his many grandchildren.

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