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Income Tax

Income Tax Information

Highland Park levies an income tax on wages, most forms of compensation and other types of income from residents, income earned while working in the city from non-residents and the total income earned in a city from corporations. Residents are those that live within the city limits, whether they rent or own a home.  Non-residents are those that live outside the city limits, but work inside the City of Highland Park. Part-year residents need to file a return for the portion of the year that they were a resident.

Tax Rates

  • The rate for city residents and businesses is 2.0%
  • The rate for non-residents working in the city is 1.0%

Tax Return Filing Dates
City of Highland Park Income Tax Returns are due on or before April 30th, or within four months after the end of your fiscal year accepted by the Internal Revenue Service
Intergovernmental Agreement: The City of Hamtramck administers to the Highland Park tax returns along with our agent in Eaton Rapids.


Important Highland Park Income Tax Phone Numbers
Assistance and Information - (313) 603-3118
Estimated Tax Filing Deadlines
Quarterly payments are due on or before:

  • April 30th
  • June 30th
  • September 30th
  • January 31st

Make checks or money orders payable to the City of Highland Park (Include the last four #’s of Social Sec. #).
Mail Payments to: City of Highland Park – Est. Payments
                              PO Box 239
                              Eaton Rapids MI 48827-239