Commerce Township Treasurer's Department

Molly B. Phillips, Commerce Township Treasurer | Phone: 248-960-7040 | Email:


Duties & Responsibilities of the Commerce Township Treasurer

  • Collection and distribution of property taxes
  • Administration of tax bills
  • Investment of Township funds
  • Reconciliation of all township bank accounts
  • Management of payroll and employee benefits department
  • Administration of employee pension systems
  • Administration of Retiree Health Care Board
  • Administration of Defined Contribution Retirement System
  • Billing and collection of special assessments
  • Collection of dog license fees for Oakland County Animal Control

Property Tax Collection & Distribution
The Township Treasurer collects and distributes your property tax bill for the following entities:

  • County of Oakland
  • Lake Improvement Boards
  • Oakland Community College
  • Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner (Drain Office)
  • Oakland Schools
  • School Districts of Walled Lake and Huron Valley
  • State of Michigan
  • Commerce Township General Fund, Police, Open Space, Library, Police & Fire Millages and Special Assessments