Due to Covid-19 safety concerns, we strongly encourage our customers to pay electronically using the options provided below. If you wish to make a payment in our red drop box or by mail, please do not pay in cash, but with a check or money order. Together, we can help protect the health of our residents and staff.

Payment for taxes to the City may be made with a credit or debit card over the phone, online, or electronically through the options listed below:


Pay with a Credit Card by Phone:

The City accepts payment with a credit card by phone. Please call 1-866-549-1010. Have your tax bill ready and when prompted, use the Bureau code 2687994 (convenience fee of 2.85%, with a $1 minimum applies).


Pay with a Credit Card Online:

The City accepts online payments for Property Taxes (convenience fee of 2.85%, with a $1 minimum applies).


Drop Box

Drop payment in the "Red Drop Box" that sits in front of the Governmental Center.

Please pay by check or money order if making a payment in our Drop Box. Cash payments are not recommended. 


Payments by Mail

City Treasurer
Governmental Center 1st Floor
400 Boardman Ave
Traverse City, MI 49684

Please pay by check or money order if making a payment by mail. Cash payments through the mail are not recommended.


Customer Service Department 

Pay your bill in person at the Customer Service Department located at 400 Boardman Avenue. Cash, check, credit card (convenience fee of 2.85%, with a $1 minimum applies) and money orders are accepted at this location.


Look Up Your Taxes Online

Please visit our the BS&A webpage. By simply creating an account, you can look your taxes and tax payment history on BS&A.