**IMPORTANT 2015 TAX COLLECTION INFORMATION** Dog and Cat Licenses Expire Jan 1st, Renew for 2016!
THERE WILL NO LONGER BE A FOUR PAYMENT PLAN OPTION / A TWO PAYMENT PLAN WITH DUE DATES OF JANUARY 31 AND JULY 31 IS AVAILABLE. REFER TO PAYMENT STUBS ON UPCOMING TAX BILL.
The City of West Bend now offers the convenience of using a credit card at the counter. When using a credit card, PayGOV.US charges a convenience fee of 2.75% of the credit card payment and $1.00 for an electronic check (E-Check). These fees are paid directly to PayGOV.US. City of West Bend does not receive any portion of these fees. To pay your taxes online, click on PayGOV.US and follow the directions on their website.
You may also pay taxes using your credit card over the telephone by calling PayGOV.US. The phone number is 855-723-7643. Use pay location code 34633. A convenience fee of 2.75% is charged to the user for this service.
If your payment is mailed or placed in the drop box and you wish to receive a receipt, enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope. Copies of receipts and tax bills are also available on the Washington County Website. You can also obtain copies at the Finance Department (25 cents per copy).
If escrow company mails check directly to the City and you would like a receipt, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope. Receipt information is also available on the Washington County Website; or obtain a copy, in person, at the Finance Department for 25 cents.
Lottery and Gaming Credit
You may claim the lottery and gaming credit if you were the owner of the property as of Jan 1st of the year in which property taxes are levied and it is your primary residence. The credit cannot be claimed on business property.
**For additional tax information and services provided please refer to the Finance Department FAQ's.
The City Finance Administrator collects all city, school, county, and state taxes, and receives all monies belonging to the city or which by law, are directed to be paid to the City Finance Administrator. The Finance Administrator disburses the taxes collected to the proper entities as prescribed by law and disburses the funds needed to operate the City. The Finance Administrator invests the collected funds in accordance with law, keeps the detailed account of the funds collected and disbursed, and reports that detail to the Common Council by the third meeting of the following month. The Finance Department records, tracks, and reports all City financial transactions and functions, and is responsible for the accounting and audit of the financial systems.
- Tax Collection
- Dog and Cat Licenses
- Accounting and Financial Reporting
- Vendor Payments
- Miscellaneous Services Collection
- Water Bill Collection
- Prepares Special Assessment Letters
Finance Administrator Contact Information