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Dane County Treasurer's Office

Mortgage & Title Industry

Information on this page is to assist professionals and others working with paying property taxes.

 

Taxes Due

Payment Options

  • OPTION 1: full payment by January 31
  • OPTION 2: installments
    • City of Madison installments
      • Send to Madison before due dates
      • January 31, March 31, May 31, July 31
      • Send to Dane County after final due date
    • Non-Madison installments
      • January 31 (first installment to municipality)
      • July 31 (final installment to Dane County)

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Dane County does NOT accept wire or ACH payments (see FAQ: Ways to Pay Dane County).
  • Partial payments are always accepted.
  • Must pay AT LEAST the amount due by the due date to prevent delinquency.
  • Payments received after 5 working days following a due date accrue monthly 1.5% interest & penalty as-of February 1 (10.5% in August).
  • "Who made a payment" is not recorded.
  • "Delinquencies and late payments" are not reported to credit companies (see Data Extractions below).

 

Access Dane

Property Tax Information

PLEASE NOTE:

No Tax Info Message

  • The above message identifies this as a new parcel
    • New legal description
    • New parcel number
  • December tax bills are based on parcel status and assessment as-of Janaury 1 in the given calendar year.
    • After this parcel exists on January 1, a December tax bill for this parcel will be calculated.
    • Check the retired "Parents" at the top of the page for the most current tax information.

Retired Parent Button

  • Tax bills for retired-parent parcel/s (parcel/s split or merged mid-year) are mailed to the last recorded owner/s of the retired-parent parcel/s.
  • You may need to check retired-parent parcel/s for tax status, as this would affect the child parcel/s.
  • Buttons, like the sample above, are at the top of each parcel page in AccessDane and navigate to the respective parent or child parcel/s.
  • If the parcel is in the City of Madison, please contact the assessor at assessor@cityofmadison.com to identify parent or child parcel/s.

 

Overpayments

Overpayments

  • "Who made a payment" is not recorded.
  • Overpayments are returned to the person or entity that created the overpayment.
  • Payment History on AccessDane identifies
    • Date payments were posted
    • Dollar amount of payments
  • Payment History on AccessDane should reflect approximately when the bank processed said payment.

 

Mill Rates

Mill Rates


 

Data Extractions

Data Extractions

  • TWO data extractions provided by email are created from multiple records and can be linked via parcel number
    • Property Description Extraction $125
      • Owner names
      • Addresses
      • Assessment information
    • Tax Information Extraction (Bank Exchange file) $75
      • Current tax year
        • BEFORE July 31 due date: excludes City of Madison
        • AFTER July 31 due date: includes City of Madison
      • Prior tax years: includes all Dane County municipalities
    • Format: ASCII text files (readable in a text editor, Excel, or Access)
    • Email questions to: treasurer@countyofdane.com
    • Make check payable to:

DANE COUNTY TREASURER
CITY-COUNTY BUILDING, RM 114
210 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD
MADISON, WI 53703

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Data extraction requests between late November and early December will be provided after tax bills are prepared on the 3rd Monday of the December.
  • Data extraction requests around January 31 or July 31 dues date will be available after the respective February or August settlement is complete.