No. While assessments determine the portion of property taxes a property owner is responsible for, the actual amount of property taxes, per homeowner, is determined by the total budgets for each overlying taxing jurisdiction (local school district, Village, County, MMSD, and MATC). For example, if all property values stay the same, but the total budgets … Continued
Contact the Assessor’s Office on of two ways: Submit a request through the Accurate Assessor website. Call Accurate Assessor at (920) 749-8098 during their business hours, Monday through Thursday, 8am to 3:30pm and Friday, 8am-12pm.
Yes. Regardless of whether it is a revaluation or maintenance assessment, property owners have the right to contest their assessment each year. The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) provides many useful guides. The Guide for Property Owners describes the assessment process including Open Book and Board of Review processes.
No. Only owners of properties where the value changed from 2022 to 2023 will receive a 2023 Notice of Assessed Value. All other property owners will receive an informational postcard.
If we discovered changes to a property that would alter the value, or an error was discovered, then the assessment would change. If we did not discover any changes or errors, then the assessment would remain the same.
Wisconsin law requires that whenever an assessment is changed, the owner must be notified.
There are differences between individual properties and between neighborhoods. In one area the sales may indicate a substantial increase in value in a given year. In another neighborhood there may be no change in value, or even a decrease in property values. Different types of properties within the same neighborhood may also show different value … Continued
General economic conditions such as interest rates, inflation rates, supply and demand, and changes in tax laws, will influence the value of real estate. As property values change in the marketplace, those changes must be reflected on the assessment roll.
Good maintenance will help retain the market value of your property. Generally, your assessment will not be increased for individual minor repairs such as those that follow; however, a combination of several of these items could result in an increased assessment. Repairing concrete walks and driveways Replacing gutters and downspouts Replacing hot water heater Repairing … Continued
Generally speaking, improvements that increase the market value of a property will increase the assessed value. The following are typical items that will increase the assessed value of your property: Added rooms or garages Replacing asbestos or wood siding with aluminum or vinyl siding Substantial modernization of kitchens or baths Central air conditioning Fireplaces Extensive … Continued