** 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/E-Check accepted (2.75% service fee with Credit Card, $1.00 fee for E-Check payment)
Pay On-Line – Not available after January 31st.
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
Dog and Cat Licenses expire on December 31st - Please renew here for 2020!
Lottery Credit is based on primary residency as of January 1st, 2019.
PAYMENTS MADE AFTER JANUARY 31st AND JULY 31ST PAYMENT: PAY THE WASHINGTON COUNTY TREASURER
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 Treasurer Website. You can also obtain copies at the City of West Bend Finance Department (25 cents per copy).
If an escrow company mails the check directly to the City and you would like a receipt, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the City of West Bend.
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, refer to the Washington County Website for the 2019 Lottery Credit Form. The lottery credit cannot be claimed on business property.
**For additional tax information and services provided please refer to the Finance Department FAQ's.