City of Phillips


City Departments


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Location:  City Hall  174 S. Eyder Ave
Assessor: Associated Appraisal  
Walt Hughes  

Council Members:

  • Mayor: Charles Peterson 
    490 Chestnut St
    Phillips, WI  54555 
    Ph: 715-339-2056
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  • Alderperson: Jerry Clark 
    790 Pinecrest Ave 
    Phillips, WI 54555 
    Ph: 715-339-6381
  • Alderperson: Bill Elliott 
    384 S Avon Ave
    Phillips, WI  54555 
    Ph: 715-339-3384
  • Alderperson: Richard Heitkemper 
    411 Jackson Ave 
    Phillips, WI  54555 
    Ph: 715-339-2991
  • Alderperson: John Klimowski 
    175 Kimball St
    Phillips, WI  54555 
    Ph: 715-339-2512
  • Alderperson: Marty Stephan 
    526 S Argyle Ave
    Phillips, WI  54555
    Ph:  715-339-2981
  • Alderperson: Laura Tomaszewski
    285 Elm St
    Phillips, WI  54555 
    Ph: 715-339-3576

Property Tax Collection

All CURRENT year property taxes are payable through July 31st to:  City of Phillips Treasurer, 174 S Eyder St; Phillips, WI  54555 

All real estate taxes under $100, personal property taxes, MFL and special charges are due in full by  January 31 to the City of Phillips Treasurer                    

 Alternative Options

1. Pay your taxes in full by January 31.
2. Pay 50% of your taxes by January 31 and 50% by July 31 
When using this option, add the first two installments as printed on the tax bill stubs.

  Pay City of Phillips Taxes Online       

There is a 2.39% fee charged for credit card, $3.95 for Visa Debit card payments and fee of $1.50 for E-check for which the taxpayer is responsible. 

Missed or Late Payment

If any one installment payment is missed or not paid by due date:

  •  The entire unpaid balance of taxes becomes delinquent and subject to 1.5% per month interest/penalty retroactive to February 1  
  • option to pay in installments is lost.  
  • Pursuant to Wisconsin Statute Section 74.47, interest and penalty of 1.5% per month on the whole unpaid balance and will be charged from February 1 regardless of when the tax due becomes delinquent. No matter what installment is missed, the total unpaid balance becomes due and payable and is subject to interest and penalty from February 1 option to pay in installments is lost.
  • Interest and penalty cannot be waived except due to postal error


  • Mailed in a properly addressed envelope
  • Postmarked on or before the due date of January 31, April 30, July 31, postage prepaid or paid online
  • Received by proper treasurer(in hand)within 5 days after the due date of January 31, April 30,  July 31  
  • Online payments initiated by January 31, April 30, July 31 with credit card, debit card and E-check .                 It takes 3 days for payment to arrive at the bank (in our hands).
  • 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 postmarkThe 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, April 30 &  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.
     WI Stats 74.69(1) states "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". 
  •  Pursuant to Wisconsin Statute Section 74.47, interest and penalty of 1.5% per month on the whole unpaid balance until paid and will be charged from February 1 regardless of when tax becomes delinquent. Option to pay in installments is lost.    Interest Schedule  (pdf)                                                                                        
    February interest is 1.5%, March 3%, April 4.5%, August 10.5% etc. WI Stat 74.47, 74.11(11), 74.12(10)