** 2019 Real Estate TAX COLLECTION INFORMATION**2019 Real Estate Tax Information Letter
City residents can pay taxes with a one or two plan payment option.
The first or full payment is made to the City of West Bend. The second payment is collected by Washington County.
January 31st payment: Pay the City of West Bend.
Pay at City Hall – Cash, Check and Credit Cards accepted (2.75% service fee with Credit Card)
Pay On-Line – WWW.PAYGOV.US or by phone 1-855-723-7643 (Use Pay Location Code 34633)
Pay by Mail – City of West Bend, 1115 South Main St. West Bend, WI 53095
City Drop Box – Available 24 hours, located at City Hall Main St. entrance (north of the front doors)
MORTGAGE CHECK INFORMATION:
If the check is made out to ONLY YOU – deposit the check into your personal account and write a personal check to the City of West Bend. If the check is made out to YOU AND THE CITY OF WEST BEND, be sure to ENDORSE THE BACK OF THE CHECK before mailing. The City will not endorse a mortgage check over to a tax payer.
For Tax bill inquiry and/or history visit: www.co.washington.wi.us > Departments > County Treasurer
Credit Card/Electronic Check payments made after January 31st
City of West Bend taxpayers are able to pay their Second Installment and/or delinquent real estate taxes online to the Washington County Treasurer with a credit card or electronic check (E-check). Online payments are processed through Point & Pay LLC. Point & Pay charges a convenience fee when using a credit card/or electronic check. (Refer to Washington County Website for details.....see link below). You may also pay the Second Installment and/or delinquent real estate taxes using your credit card over the telephone by calling Point & Pay. Please click here to access the Washington County Treasurer web page. On the right hand side under Documents, choose your method of payment: Online or Telephone.
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 City of West Bend 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 City of West Bend 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. If you were not the owner as of Jan 1st, 2018, refer to the Washington County Website for the 2018 Lottery Credit Form. The lottery credit cannot be claimed on business property.
PERSONAL PROPTERY TAX INFORMATION
***FOR BUSINESS'S PAYING PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX WITH CREDIT CARD/ELECTRONIC CHECK CONTACT THE CITY OF WEST BEND FINANCE DEPT AT 262.335.5118***
**For additional tax information and services provided please refer to the Finance Department FAQ's.