Property Tax Payment Information
2nd INSTALLMENT or PAST YEARS DELINQUENT PAYMENTS
Payment by Credit Card or E-Check to Price County
Pay Price County Treasurer for delinquent past years taxes, Town of Harmony & Georgetown current year 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
(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)
MULTI-PAY MUNICIPALITIES INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS
Payment by Credit Card or E-Check to Municipalities The below listed municipalities accept credit card, debit card and E-check payments for
Towns of: Catawba, Emery, 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
Towns of: Georgetown & Harmony all 3 installments are paid to Price County 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 card. Point 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 $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
Credit Card links for FIRST INSTALLMENT/FULL PAYMENTS to 2 installment Municipalities
or full payment on currenttaxes
through January 31. (pay County Treasurer after Feb.1) Point n Pay charges & retains a convenience fee of $1.50 for E-check and 3% for credit/debit card payments
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.
Customer Service for Point n Pay: 888-891-6064 Option 1 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.
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
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.
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).
Payment Postmarks(including payments made online & using BILL PAY)
is timely when: mailed in a properly addressed envelope, postmarked before the due date, postage prepaid, and is received by proper treasurer (in treasurer's hands) within 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
February 2, or August 2 payment will not bereceived timely within 5 days of the due date and
will be considered delinquent subject to interest and penalty.
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.
Please include the Tax ID # or "tear-off" stub with your payment to ensure payment is properly applied.
RECEIPTS, REFUNDS & PENALTIES
* 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.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
* No refund is given if an overpayment is $5 or less.
See Interest Schedule
* Delinquency notices are mailed twice each year - March and September.
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, Lake, Ogema, Village of Prentice & City of Phillips.
Towns 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 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
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.
- January 31- 25%
- April 30 - 25%
- July 31 - 50%
- January 31 - 10%
- April 30 - 40%
- July 31 - 50%