We will process all tax payments postmarked on or before December 31, 2022 as having been paid in 2022.

Real Estate taxes can be paid in full to the City of Madison by January 31 or can be paid in four installments: January 31, March 31, May 31 and July 31. Personal property taxes must be paid in full to the City of Madison by January 31. 

Payment Options

  • Online

    Pay online by checking account, savings account, credit card, or debit card. You can schedule payments for a future date, view your tax payment history, view your assessment information, and manage bills for multiple properties. There is a service fee of 2.45% of the tax paid for using a credit or debit card, or a minimum fee of $3.50. There is no fee for using a checking or savings account.

    Pay Property Tax Online

  • Phone

    Pay by 24-hour automated interactive phone service. 

    • Real Estate (877) 822-8418
    • Personal Property (877) 822-8417
  • Mail

    Make checks payable to City of Madison Treasury and mail the bottom portion of your property tax bill with your payment to:

    City of Madison Treasury
    P.O. Box 2999
    Madison, WI 53701

    Note:  When paying with an escrow check, endorse the back of the check. If your escrow check exceeds the tax bill amount, the overpayment will be sent to you within six weeks.

  • In Person

    Make your payment in person by cash, check, or money order at our office in the Madison Municipal Building.

    City of Madison Treasury
    215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Room 153
    Madison, WI 53703
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  • Drop box

    Check payments can be placed in the drop box located in front of the City-County Building at 210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Madison, WI 53703.

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