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Michigan Tax Office Phone Numbers and Information

Michigan Tax Office Phone Numbers and Treasury Information

Treasury Phone Number (517) 373-3200

Assistance is available using TTY through the Michigan Relay Center by calling 1-800-649-3777 or 711. Printed material in an alternate format may be obtained by calling (517) 636-4486.

Mailing Address:
Michigan Department of Treasury
Lansing, Michigan 48922

General Treasury Information
Business Tax Registration
Phone: (517) 636-6925
Fax: (517) 636-4520
treasReg@michigan.gov

Cigarette / Tobacco Tax
Phone: (517) 636-4630
Fax: (517) 636-4631
treas_TobaccoTaxes@michigan.gov

Collections
Frequently Asked Questions relating to Delinquent Accounts.
Michigan Department of Treasury
Collection Division
P. O. Box 30199
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 636-5265
Fax: (517) 636-5245

Driver Responsibility Fee Program
Phone: (517) 636-5240

Field Offices
Michigan Department of Treasury Field Offices

Garnishments
(517) 636-5333
Frequently Asked Questions relating to Garnishments.
Serve Garnishments by mailing to:
Michigan Department of Treasury
Third Party Withholding Unit
P.O. Box 30785
Lansing, MI 48909

Garnishments/Levies – Tax Refunds and Magnetic Media
Phone: (517) 636-5333
Fax: (517) 636-5349

Garnishments/Levies – Payroll and Vendor
Phone: (517) 636-5333
Fax: (517) 636-5349

Health Insurance Claims Assessment (HICA) – Account Inquiries
Phone: (517) 636-4450
Fax: (517) 636-4378
MIefile2D@michigan.gov

Health Insurance Claims Assessment (HICA) – Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Payment Inquiries
Phone: (517) 636-6925
Fax: (517) 636-4356

Homestead Tax Exemption Credit
517-636-4486

IFTA/Motor Carriers
Phone: (517) 636-4580
Fax: (517) 636-4593
IFTA_licensing@michigan.gov

Income Tax Information
517-636-4486
treasIndTax@michigan.gov

Income Tax Refund Status
Income Tax Refund Status or use the “Check My Income Tax Info.” Web Site.
517-636-4486

Local Government Administration
treas_LocalGov@michigan.gov




Michigan Business Tax
Phone: (517) 636-6925
treasMBT@michigan.gov

Michigan Education Trust
Phone: (517) 335-4767 or (800) MET-4-KID
Fax: (517) 373-6967
treasMET@michigan.gov

Michigan Gaming Control Board
3062 W. Grand Blvd., L-700
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 456-4100
Fax: (313) 456-4200
MGCBweb@michigan.gov

Michigan Merit Award Program
Phone: (888) 447-2687
Fax: (517) 241-4638

Michigan State Lottery
101 East Hillsdale
P.O. Box 30023
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 335-5600
Fax: (517) 335-5685
MILottery@michigan.gov

Motor Fuel, Severance Tax
Phone: (517) 636-4600
Fax: (517) 636-4593
TreasMotFuel@michigan.gov

Out-of-State Audit Division Offices
View Out-of-State Audit Division Offices

Principal Residence Exemption
517-373-1950

Property Tax
treasPtd2@michigan.gov

Revenue Sharing
Phone: (517) 373-2697
Fax: (517) 335-3298
treasorta@michigan.gov

Sales, Use and Withholding Taxes
Phone: (517) 636-6925
Fax: (517) 636-4491
treasSUW@michigan.gov

Single Business Tax
Phone: (517) 636-6925
Fax: (517) 636-4488
treasSBT@michigan.gov

State Tax Commission
state-tax-commission@michigan.gov

State Treasurer
Austin Building
430 W. Allegan Street
Lansing, MI 48922
MIStateTreasurer@michigan.gov

Student Financial Services
Austin Building
430 West Allegan
Lansing, MI 48922-0001
Phone: (800) 642-5626, Extension 36076
Email: sfs@michigan.gov

Tax Clearance
(517) 636-5260

Tax Compliance Bureau – Audit
(517) 636-4200

Tax Compliance Bureau – Discovery and Tax Enforcement
(517) 636-4120

Discovery and Tax Enforcement
Michigan Dept of Treasury
Attn: Fraud Unit
P.O. Box 30140
Lansing, MI 48909

Email: ReportTaxFraud@Michigan.gov
Telephone: (517) 636-4157
Fax: (517) 636-4156

Taxpayer Advocate
Michigan Department of Treasury
Austin Building
Lansing, MI 48922
Phone: (517) 636-4759

Unclaimed Property
Michigan Department of Treasury
P.O. Box 30756 Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 636-5320
Fax: (517) 322-5986




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