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    The "taxable value" of your homestead will be on your 2013 summer and winter property tax bills (usually in the upper right-hand corner).  The amount for "taxable value" should be the same on both bills; however, if they differ, use the amount on the winter tax bill.

    If you do not have your property tax bills for some reason (perhaps they go to the mortgage-holder to be paid), you can call the country treasurer, city assessor's office or your local township for the amount.

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