This page contains important information you'll need to make your property tax payments, including a link at the bottom of the page if you would like to make your payment online.Your tax bill contains all the information you need to process payments online, including your parcel ID. The first 3 digits are only used for administrative purposes, your parcel ID # is the last 9 digits.These are what you'll need to enter when you begin the process. Please be aware that there are additional fees involved for this service.
In addition to the online payment option, you can mail your payment or pay in person. Accepted forms of payment are personal check, money order, cashiers check, or cash.
Your tax bill will provide you with information regarding where and when to pay your property tax. Please refer to it and read it carefully before sending in your payment. Outagamie County is not responsible for payments mailed incorrectly. If you do not have your tax bill please refer to the tab"Search Property Tax Records"on the menu on the left hand side of our page to find your tax bill.
If you have an escrow account set up with your mortgage holder your property tax bill will still be mailed to YOUR mailing address. It is your responsibility to coordinate with them how and when your tax payment(s) will be made.
The tax collection conducted by the County Treasurer's Office is bound by Chapter 74 of the Wisconsin State Statutes and is required to follow the laws described therein.
Delinquency and Interest
If your initial payment is received after January 31st or second installment after July 31st your taxes are considered delinquent and the full amount becomes due and payable, regardless of whether you are paying in full or in installments.
Per WI Stat § 74.47 (1) interest of 1%will be charged on any unpaid balance beginning on February 1st, accruing monthly until paid in full
If an installment payment is considered delinquent, the full amount becomes due and payable with 1% interest on the unpaid principal charged back to Feb 1st.
Outagamie County provides the opportunity to have a monthly payment automatically deducted from your checking or savings account for your delinquent real estate taxes. The payment would be deducted on the 10th or 25th of each month. If the 10th or 25th falls on a weekend or holiday, the payment will come out of your account the preceding Friday. If you have any changes to the deduction, you must contact our office by the 5th or 20th of each month at (920) 832-5065. If this is an option that you are interested in, please complete complete the Automatic Deduction Authorization Form. Please mail your forms to our office at 320 S. Walnut St., Appleton, WI 54911, fax them to 920-832-4923, or email them to Lisa.Averkamp@outagamie.org.
Fees for Online Payments
An E-Check is free (temporarily through Sept. 1st to provide relief due to COVID-19)
The fee for a debit card is $3.50 (temporarily through Sept. 1st to provide relief due to COVID-19)
The fee for a credit card is 2.2% of the amount you are paying.
*Please note that our process for making a payment has changed. You will now have to direct to our Ascent Land Records to find your parcel and select "Pay taxes" under the total payoff in your parcel's page. Please review the instructions on how to navigate the new payment method.