Tax Information

 

When are real estate taxes for the City of Tomah due?

Tax bills are mailed in December for the year being taxed. Payment is not due until January 31st of the following year. For example, 2013 tax bills were mailed on December 10, 2013. Payment is due by January 31, 2014. Payments for property taxes in the City of Tomah can be made in two ways, in full or on the installment plan.

The due dates are as follows:
1. In full or the first installment by January 31st
2. Second installment by March 31st
3. Third installment by May 31st
4. Fourth installment by July 31st

You must always pay at least the amount shown on the statement by these dates. If not, taxes become delinquent, installment option is forfeited and interest will be charged. If you would like a receipt ailed back to you please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.

What is the penalty if a tax payment is late or missed?

If your tax bill qualifies and if you choose to pay your taxes in installments, then you must pay each installment by the due date or the total amount of your remaining unpaid taxes, special assessments, special charges and special taxes (if any) will be delinquent (s. 4.11(7) or 74.12 & 74.87, Wisconsin Statutes.) All delinquent taxes are subject to interest of 1% per month (fraction of a month counts as a whole month) from February 1 until paid, and may be subject to additional penalty. (s. 74.47)

Where are the real estate taxes for the City of Tomah Paid?

Real Estate due to the City of Tomah may be mailed to:
City of Tomah
Attn: Treasurer
819 Superior Ave.
Tomah, WI 54660

Payments may also be left in the Treasurers Drop Box to the left of the front door of the Tomah Municipal Building at 819 Superior Ave., Tomah. These payments are picked up at 8:00 AM Monday thru Friday.

Payments can also be made at the Treasurers office on the first floor of the Tomah Municipal Building, 819 Superior Ave., Tomah. Office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday thru Friday.