Vilas County Wisconsin Government Services - Tax Listing Department


















Tax Listing Department

Employee Information

One full-time employee and a part time employee staff the Tax Listing Department. They are members of the Wisconsin Real Property Listers Association.

Key Responsibilities

The Tax Listing Department is responsible for the duties set forth in Chapter 70.09 of the Wisconsin State Statutes. The Tax Lister, for real and personal property, updates assessment information, maintains current owner information, and creates parcel/computer numbers for new subdivisions, condominium units, certified survey maps and any splits that are created in Vilas County.

Services

This office provides current owner information and legal descriptions of record. This information is available to Title Examiners, Appraisers, Surveyors, Real Estate Professionals and the general public. The Tax Listing Department offers current geographic locations of every parcel within the county. Current parcel count for Vilas County, which consists of one city and fourteen townships, is 47,388-Real Property and 2,218-Personal Property.

General Overview

The Tax Listing office serves the public and other units of government by providing assessment, tax, and real property information. 

On-line property tax information is available at the following link:  Property Tax Info
You can also update your mailing address for tax bills at the following link: Update Address Info

General overview of the duties and responsibilities of the Tax Listing office:

Prepare and maintain accurate ownership records and description information of parcels including;

  • issuing and maintaining parcel numbers               
  • accurate legal descriptions                            
  • owner’s names as recorded by Register of Deeds office
  • updating mailing addresses
  • updating property addresses
  • special purpose districts and school districts

Assessment and tax information:

  • prepare work rolls for assessors
  • process valuation changes provided by assessors  
  • prepare assessment rolls for Board of Review
  • process all changes generated by Open Book and Board of Review
  • process special assessments and charges
  • process & prepare mill rates and levies
  • process & prepare tax bills, tax rolls & various tax info reports
  • print tax bills
  • assist public and other departments

Coordinate the flow of assessment information between the County and taxation district for assessment and taxation purposes

Contact:

 

 

 

Sherry Bierman, Tax Listing Coordinator - Email
Crista McCrum, Assistant Tax Listing Coordinator - Email

Phone: 715-479-3696

Fax: 715-479-3789

 

Mailing Address:

330 Court Street Eagle River, WI 54521

 

Links:

 

 

 

 

VILAS COUNTY WEB TAX SEARCH

STATE OF WISCONSIN-DOR

WISCONSIN ASSOCIATION OF ASSESSING OFFICERS

WISCONSIN REAL PROPERTY LISTERS ASSOCIATION

VILAS COUNTY ADDRESS CHANGE FORM