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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.

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).

Check AccessDane for property tax information:

AccessDane

Tax Information Bar

District Information Bar

Retired Parent Button

  • PLEASE NOTE:
    • December tax bills are based on parcel status and assessment as-of Janaury 1 in the given calendar year.
    • Tax bills of parcel/s split or merged mid-year (retired-parent parcel/s) 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.

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:

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
    • Make check payable to:

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

  • Email questions to: treasurer@countyofdane.com
  • 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.