Property Tax Payment Information

DUE DATES
Full payment
and/or 1st half tax payments are payable to the municipality postmarked no later than        January 31. Postmark also includes online payments made by credit card and e-check.
The 2nd half tax payments are paid to Price County Treasurer postmarked no later than  July 31, with the exception of 8 municipalities that adopted multiple installment ordinance (see below list of multiple installment municipalities)Postmark also includes online payments made by credit card and e-check, payment should be initiated online by July 31 in order to be received within 5 days of the due date as required by statute, see Payment Postmarks below.
  

Payment Postmarks  (including payments made online)
Payment is timely when: it is mailed in a properly addressed envelope, postmarked before midnight of the due date, postage prepaid, and is received by proper treasurer (in treasurer's hands) not more than 5 days after the due date.   This includes making payments online with credit card, debit card and E-check, the date payment is made      on line is the same as the "postmark" date...it takes 3 days for payment to show in the county's bank (in our hands).
WI Stats 74.69(1)
Whenever any one of the due dates is missed, the entire remaining balance becomes due subject to interest & penalty calculated back to February 1 at the rate of 1.5% per month until tax is paid.
February interest is 1.5%, March 3%, April 4.5% etc.
WI Stat 74.47, 74.11(11), 74.12(10)
* When making payment online by credit card or e-check keep in mind the money does not show in the county's bank account up to 3 days after payment is initiated. Therefore if initiating payment online after February 2 or August 2 payment will not be received timely within 5 days of the due date and will be considered delinquent subject to interest and penalty.
 
 

  2nd INSTALLMENT or PAST YEARS DELINQUENT PAYMENTS
Payment by Credit Card or E-Check to Price County     
   
Pay Price County Treasurer for delinquent taxes and/or 2nd installment of current year property tax after February 1 by credit card, Visa Debit card or E-check click one of the links below:
 Paymentus charges & retains a convenience fee of $1.25 for E-check and 2.35% for Credit card                                   Pay with Paymentus 
Point n Pay charges &
 retains a convenience fee of $1.50 for E-Check, 2.39% for Credit card & $3.95  Visa Debit        Pay with Point n Pay 
 
PNP Pay method
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for the Towns of Catawba, Emery, Lake, Ogema, Village of Prentice & City of Phillips - must use Municipality links below for current year tax through July 31) 
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MULTI-PAY MUNICIPALITIES INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS 
 

  Payment by Credit Card or E-Check to Municipalities  

Towns of: Catawba, Emery, Georgetown, Harmony, Lake, Ogema, Village of Prentice & City of Phillips
1st Installment/full payment due Jan 31, to local treasurer
2nd Installment due April 30 to local treasurer
3rd Installment due July 31 to local treasurer

 All installments for current year taxes can be made to the following Multi- installment town/city/village treasurer by July 31 using Credit card or E-check.  Please click on link that corresponds with the town/city/village property is located in. If municipality is not listed they do not accept payment by credit cardPoint n Pay charges & retains a convenience fee of $1.50 for E-check and 3% for credit/debit card
Customer Service for Point n Pay:  888-891-6064 Option 1

MUNICIPALITY                 LINK to Pay Online                           Toll Free to pay by Phone    Convenience Fee
Town of Catawba       T Catawba Credit card/Echeck online          888-891-6064, Option 1      $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card
Town of Emery            Emery Credit card/Echeck online                866-739-0468                $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card
Town of Georgetown    Georgetown Credit card/Echeck online                                                              $1.50 E-check, 2.39% credit card
Town of Harmony       Harmony Credit card/Echeck online                                            $1.50 E-check, 2.39% credit card
Town of Lake               Lake Credit card/Echeck online                                                     $1.50 E-check, 3% credit         
Village of Prentice      Village Prentice Pay by Credit Card/Echeck online                   $1.50 E-check, 2.75% credit  
 
City of Phillips               Phillips Credit Card/Echeck online                                                         $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card
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Credit Card links for FIRST INSTALLMENT/FULL PAYMENTS to Municipalities  
The below listed municipalities accept credit card, debit card and E-check payments for 1st installment or full payment on current taxes through January 31.  (pay county treasurer after Feb. 1) 
Please click on link that corresponds with the town/city/village property in which property is located.
If municipality is not listed below they do not accept credit card payments.   Point n Pay charges & retains a convenience fee of $1.50 for E-check and 3% for credit/debit card payments
Customer Service for Point n Pay:  888-891-6064  Option 1 

  MUNICIPALITY                 LINK to Pay Online                           Toll Free to pay by Phone    Convenience Fee
 
Town of Eisienstein    Eisenstein Credit Card/E-check online       855-331-3628                   $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card
 
Town of Elk                 Elk Credit card/E-check online                                                            $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card
 
Town of Fifield            Fifield Credit card/Echeck online              Jurisdiction code 6781                
  Town of Flambeau     Flambeau Credit card/Echeck online        Jurisdiction code 6818
  Town of Hackett         Hackett Credit Card/E-check online                                                $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card
 
Town of Kennan        T Kennan Credit card/Echeck online                                                  $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card
 
 Town of Knox            Knox Credit card/Echeck online                                                           $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card
  Town of Spirit             Spirit Credit card/Echeck online  toll free                                                $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card
 
Town of Worcester     Worcester Credit card/Echeck online        855-288-4084                   $1.50 E-check, 2.75% credit card
  
   RECEIPTS, REFUNDS & PENALTIES
* Please include the Tax ID # or "tear-off" stub with your payment to ensure payment is properly applied. 
* All Real Estate taxes under $100, Managed Forest Land, Personal Property tax, Special Assessments/Charges
   & Dog Licenses are due in full by January 31 to the municipal treasurer.
* To receive a tax receipt, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope or  Receipts and Tax bills can be  
    printed from the county website - Property Tax Search.
* No refund is given if an overpayment is $5 or less.
* Interest and penalty are charged at the rate of 1.5% per month from Feb 1 when a payment is not made by due date.  See interest schedule See Interest Schedule
* Delinquency notices are mailed twice each year - March and September.
 
PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Tax bills are mailed by the towns, cities & villages by December 15th. Per Wisconsin State Law, failure to receive a tax bill hall not relieve the owner of liability. Please call as soon as possible if you do not receive your tax bill. It is the responsibility of the owner to notify the treasurer of address changes.

REAL ESTATE FORECLOSURES
If real estate taxes remain unpaid for three years (starting from when tax certificate is issued September 1st for current year), the Price County Treasurer begins the foreclosure process starting with the publication of the 3rd year taxes in the Price County Review newspaper the first week of April. 


Multiple Installment Tax Payments (3 payments)                                                                             
  All current year taxes (Dec - July) are paid to the town/city/village treasurer for the Towns of Emery, Georgetown, Harmony, Lake, Ogema, Village of Prentice & City of Phillips.   
  • Real Estate Property Taxes (Amounts of $100 or more)
  • 1st Installment – 25% due January 31
  • 2nd Installment – 25% due April 30
  •  3rd Installment – 50% due July 31
  • All Real Estate Taxes under $100, MFL, Personal Property Taxes, Special Assessments and Dog Licenses are due January 31
  • Alternative Option: Pay your taxes in full by January 31
  • Alternative Option: Pay 50% of your taxes by January 31 and 50% by July 31. (when using this option be sure to add the January and April stubs together to insure correct payment)

When utilizing the option of paying half in January rather than 1st installment , 1st two installments must be added together as printed on the tax statement. Failure to do so will result in a delinquency status due to being pennies short. All payments of taxes are to be paid to the town, city, village Treasurer except for Town of Georgetown where the County Treasurer collects the payment for the town.

Town of Catawba taxes are the same above except for percentage amount due each installment
1st installment - 10% due January 31
2nd installment - 40% due April 30
3rd installment - 50% due July 31

Penalty & Interest
Pursuant to Wisconsin Statute Section 74.47, interest and penalty of 1.5% per month until paid on the whole unpaid balance and will be charged from February 1  regardless of when the tax due becomes delinquent. Option to pay in installments is lost.  

  • Towns of Emery, Georgetown, Harmony, Lake, Ogema and Village of Prentice and City of Phillips
    • January 31- 25%
    • April 30 - 25%
    • July 31 - 50%
  • Town of Catawba
    • January 31 - 10%
    • April 30 - 40%
    • July 31 - 50%
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