|2011 Property Tax Information
2011 Tax Rate
The 2011 tax rate is $21.96 per $1,000. The taxing jurisdictions breakdown as follows:
|State|| $0.16|| $0.16|| $0.00|
|County|| 3.90|| 3.97|| up 0.07|
|School|| 10.28|| 10.46|| up 0.18|
|MATC|| 1.42|| 1.65|| up 0.23|
|City|| 7.25|| 7.30|| up 0.05|
|State Credit|| -1.61|| -1.58|| down 0.03|
|Net Tax Rate:||$21.40|| $21.96|| up $0.56|
The overall 2011 tax rate is up $0.56 per thousand of assessed value compared to the $0.71 increase in 2010.
|Lottery Credit||$93.05||$97.62|| up $4.57|
|First Dollar Credit||$73.80||$73.76|| down $0.04|
Paying Your Taxes by the End of the Year . . .
TO AVOID WAITING IN LINES, PLEASE CONSIDER MAILING: If you want to claim your 2011 real estate taxes on your 2011 Income Tax, and you are mailing your payment, the postmark must be December 31, 2011.
DROP OFF AT THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING: The Clerk's office ours are Monday through Friday 8:00 - 5:00. The City Clerk’s Office will be closed the following days: Monday, December 26, 2011 and Monday, January 1, 2012
If your tax payment check is dated December 31, 2011 and is in the Drop Box before 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 2, 2012, your payment will be posted to December 31, 2011.
IF YOU WANT A RECEIPT: If you mail in your payment or use the drop box and you want a receipt, include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. No receipts will be mailed unless a SASE is included.
The deadline for the first installment of your taxes is January 31, 2012, payable to the City of Fort Atkinson.
The second installment of your taxes is due by July 31, 2012, payable to the Jefferson County Treasurer.
You Can Place Your Payments in the "After Hours Drop Box"
There is a slot built into the Municipal Building on the North Water Street side (on the south side of the building). It is next to the double glass doors.
You can use the "After Hours Drop Box" for your water bill, pet license, recreation fees and/or tax bill payments.