Property Tax Collection
Ways to Pay:
Checks can be mailed to PO Box 110, McFarland WI 53558 (Do not mail cash).
Village Drop Box
There is a 24/7 secure drop box located on the west side of the parking lot at the Municipal Center.
Payment can be made in the Administration Office, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please note that the Administration Office will be closed December 23, December 26, January 2 and January 16.
Online payments are through All Paid's GovPayNow site and a convenience fee will be charged. You will be informed of the amount prior to authorizing the charge. Credit cards shall be a 2.95% convenience fee and e-check payments shall be $1.50 per item.
Note: A link to pay online will be available beginning the third Monday in December through January 31st. All payments after that date are due directly to Dane County.
Beginning February 1st of each year, property tax payments must be made directly to the Dane County Treasurer at 210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd #114, Madison WI 53703. For inquiries regarding making payments to Dane County or delinquent property taxes contact the Dane County Treasurer directly at 608-266-4151.
Prepayments of 2022 property taxes are not allowed prior to August 1, 2022 per WI Statute 74.13. The total taxes paid in advance of the levy may not exceed the total taxes previously levied against the property.
To qualify for a lottery credit you must own your home and use it as your primary residence as of January 1, 2022. If your home was newly built and completed after January 1, 2022, your tax bill does not qualify for a credit in 2022.
If you received a lottery credit penalty on your tax bill, please contact the Wisconsin Department of Revenue at 608-266-0772 or 608-266-9457 for more information.
Did you receive the lottery credit for your 2022 taxes?
If your current property was your primary residence as of January 1, 2022 you qualify for a lottery credit. This is a credit that all Wisconsin property owners receive for their primary residence. View an example (PDF) of how one should see it in the section of their tax bill.
If you qualified for the 2022 lottery credit, but did not complete the lottery credit form, you can complete and submit the Late Lottery Credit Form directly to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. The late lottery credit form is due October 1, 2023.
Every taxable parcel in the State of Wisconsin qualifies for the First Dollar Credit provided that parcel contains real property improvement. This includes business, commercial and private property. Unlike the Lottery and Gaming Credit, the property does not need to be the primary residence of the owner. This credit should be automatically applied to all qualifying properties. If the property tax bill has an amount shown in the "Ass'd Value Improvements" boxes, then that property should receive the credit.
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