All links on this page will redirect you to various pages on the Wisconsin Department of Revenue website.
2011 Guide for Property Owners - The questions and answers in this booklet provide information about property assessment and taxation in Wisconsin. The narrative provides general information and does not deal with legal details. Should you want additional information about your assessment, contact your local assessor.
Lottery and Gaming Credit
- Information - Wisconsin Department of Revenue's Lottery and Gaming Credit FAQs
Use-Value Conversion Charge Information - Property that has benefited from agricultural classification and use-value assessment may be subject to a Conversion Charge. This occurs when its use is converted to a residential, commercial, or manufacturing use, or becomes exempt and the use is no longer agricultural. The Conversion Charge is effective upon the Assessor’s completion of the assessment roll in the year following the change in use. Sec.74.485, Wis. Stats., governs the application of the Conversion Charge.
Property Assessments in Declining Market - Questions like these are being asked by homeowners nationwide as we struggle to make sense of the current economic climate. In each case, the property owner is concerned about the value of their assessment. These FAQs were developed to assist residential property owners in understanding how real estate trends affect their assessment and how the assessed value relates to the property tax bill.