Property Tax Payment Information

 Payment to Price County by Visa Debit, Credit Card or E-Check 
   
Pay Price County Treasurer with credit card, Visa Debit card or E-check by clicking one of the links below for:
  1. Delinquent  taxes  Delinquent Tax Listing with Interest-Penalty through 10.31.2021  (updated 10/6/2021)
  2All taxes for towns of Fifield, Georgetown & Harmony 

  3. 2nd Installment 
after February 2 for 2-installment municipalities 2nd Installment Due List

  
Point n Pay charges & retains a convenience fee of $1.50 for E-Check2.39% for Credit card, $3.95 for Visa Debit                                                       Pay Price County with Point n Pay     
                                                                            
 
         The below listed municipalities accept E-check, credit card & Visa debit payments for                                                                           1st installment or full payment on Current taxes through January 31.                                                                                                        Pay Price County Treasurer after February 2nd.

                    If municipality is not listed below, they do not accept e-check or credit card payments.    

Pay Town-City-Village for 1st Installment/Full Payment for Current Tax Year 
   December and January only for 2-installment and December - July for 3-installments

Please click on the link that corresponds with the town-city- village where property is located as shown on stubs at bottom of tax bill. 

MUNICIPALITY
                 LINK to Pay Online                                                               Convenience Fee
Town of Catawba   Pay Town of Catawba Dec-July                        $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit 
Town of Emery       Pay Town Emery Dec-July                                $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa debit
Town of Eisenstein Pay Eisenstein Dec-Jan                                   $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit
Town of Elk             Pay Town Elk Dec-Jan online                           $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit 
Town of Fifield        Pay Town of Fifield online                                $1.50 E-check, 2.39% Credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit 
Town of Flambeau  Pay Town of Flambeau Dec-Jan online           $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit,
Town Georgetown  Pay Town of Georgetown online                      $1.50 E-check, 2.39% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit
Town of Harmony   Pay Town of Harmony online                           $1.50 E-check,  2.39% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit
Town of Hackett     Pay Town of Hackett Dec-Jan online               $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit
Town of Kennan     Pay Town of Kennan Dec-Jan online               $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit
Town of Knox          Pay Town of Knox Dec-Jan online                   $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit
Town of Lake           Pay Town of Lake Dec-July online                   $1.50 E-check, 2.39% credit card, $3.95 Visa debit 
Town of Ogema      Pay Town of Ogema Dec-July online                $1.50 E-check, 2.39% credit card, $3.95 Visa debit   
Town of Prentice    Pay Town of Prentice Dec-Jan online               $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa debit 
Town of Spirit         Pay Town of Spirit Dec-Jan online                    $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit
Town of Worcester Pay Town of Worcester Dec-Jan online           $1.50 E-check, 2.75% credit card 
Village of Prentice  Pay Village Prentice Dec-July online               $1.50 E-check, 2.75% credit  card
City of Park Falls    Pay City Park Falls Dec-Jan Online                 $1.50 E-check, 2.39% credit, $3.95 Visa Debit
City of Phillips        Pay City Phillips Dec-July online                     $1.50 E-check, 3% credit card, $3.95 Visa Debit 

DUE DATES

Full payment and/or 1st half tax payments are payable to the municipality postmarked by January 31    Postmark also includes payments initiated online with credit card and e-check.

2nd half tax payments are paid to Price County Treasurepostmarked no later than July 31, with the exception of 8 municipalities that adopted 3 installment payment ordinance  (see below list of multiple installment municipalities).          ** online payments made by credit card and e-check, should be initiated by July 31 in order to be received within 5 days of the due date as required by statute. 

        PAYMENT is TIMELY when:

  • Mailed in a properly addressed envelope
  • Postmarked on or before the due date, postage prepaid or paid online

  • Received by proper treasurer (in correct treasurer hand) within 5 days after due date of January 31, July 31.   

  • This includes making payments online with credit card, debit card and E-check, the date payment is made        online is the same as the "postmark" date...it takes 3 days for payment to show in the 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)

PLEASE NOTE -

 

If you choose to use your bank's BILL PAY option, be aware that these checks are mailed from out of state by third party processors without a postmark. The confirmation information from the bank is not acceptable proof of a timely payment.     We must have an envelope with a postmark or letter from the post office to prove the payment was mailed by January 31 & July 31st and a postal delay is responsible for late payment per WI Statute 74.69                                                                                                                   Payment must be received within 5 business days of January 31 & July 31 to be considered timely.

* When making payment online with credit card, e-check or debit card after February 2, May 2 or Aug 2 payment will not be received timely (within 5 days of due date) and will be considered delinquent - subject to interest and penalty at the rate of 1.5% per month.

Multiple Installment Tax Payments (3 payments)                                                                             
  All current year taxes (Dec - July) are paid to the town/city/village treasurer for  Towns of Emery, Lake, Ogema,                   Village of Prentice & City of Phillips.   Town of Georgetown & Harmony are paid to Price County Treasurer

  • 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 Assessmts/charges  are due January 31
  • Alternative Option 1: Pay your taxes in full by January 31
  • Alternative Option 2Pay 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)
  • 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                                                                                                                        
When using the option of paying half in January rather than 1st installment, January & April installments   must be added together as printed on the tax stubs. Failure to do so may result in a delinquency status due to payment being short.   

                                                     RECEIPTS, REFUNDS & PENALTIES

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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 
    are due in full by January 31 to the municipal treasurer.
* To receive a tax receipt, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope, provide email address or Receipts and Tax            bills can be printed from the county website at
 

 Property Tax Search under the TAXES tab
* 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 

Interest Schedule

  

* Delinquency notices are mailed twice each year - March and September.

                                                     PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Tax bills are mailed by the town, city & village treasurers by December 15th.
  • Per Wisconsin State Law, failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve owner of liability. 
  • Please call or email 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. ​                             
                                                                 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.   

                                                                     REAL ESTATE FORECLOSURES

If real estate taxes remain unpaid for 3 years (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.
Title searches start in November following April publication, title search fee will be added to taxes.
Newspaper Notice for Unpaid 2018 Taxes