Property Tax Exemption Committee   Chairperson,  Mary Reavey  (414) 286-3101  

This committee provides information regarding property tax exemptions, forms and procedures reviews exemption issues, legislation, and court decisions acts as a resource to help assessors make property tax exemption determinations. 

Click on the links below to see additional information on the topics:

EXEMPTION FORMS TO BE FILED WITH MUNICIPAL CLERK ASSESSOR RESOURCES GUIDES AND GENERAL INFORMATION PROPERTY OWNER RESOURCES
Tax Exemption Report - to be filed with the local clerk no later that March 31 in even numbered years (sec. 70.337, Wis. Stats.) (PC-220 (R. 6-09)
 
Exemption Flow Chart (pps file) -By David Lutzke Answers to FAQs about Exemptions - from WAAO Exemption Committee

Appealing your assessment - procedures can be found in The Property Assessment Appeals Guide

Multi Parcel Tax Exemption Report for ____  - to be filed with the municipal clerk no later than March 31, in even numbered years (sec. 70.337, Wis. Stats.) (PC-220A(R. 6-09) Exemption Guide - by Steven F. Schwoerer and Katrina Malson Computer Exemption Guidelines for Assessors and Property Owners - from  Wisconsin Department of Revenue Property Tax Exemption Request form # PR-230 (R.5-05) - to be filed with local assessor no later than March 1

Unrelated Business Income Report (s. 70.339, Wis. Stats.) - to be completed annually by all exempt organizations that own property used during the past year in a trade or business for which the owner of the property was subject to taxation under sections 511, 512, 513, 514 or 515 of the Internal Revenue Code as defined in s. 71.22(4m), Stats. This form must be filed with the taxation district by March 15.
"Taxed in Part" references from Wisc Property Assessment Manual and Wisc. Stats. What is Benevolence? Clarifying WI's real property tax exemption for benevolent organizations & the argument for the "retirement" of the exemption for high end senior housing complexes - by Andrew James published in WI Law Review WI DOR Property Tax Exemption Forms
PC-220   Tax Exemption Report
PC-220A Multi-parcel Tax Exemption Report
PC-226   Taxation District Exemption Summary Report
PR-230   Property Tax Exemption Request 
PR-303  Request for Exemption of Renewable Energy System
PR-307  Notice of Chance to Report Exempt Computer
WI Statutes - Chapter 70
WI Property Assessment Manual A History of Property Tax & Property Tax Relief in Wisconsin - by Jack Stark Legislative Reference Bureau WI Homestead Credit - from Wisconsin Dept of Revenue
  How to Read the IRS Form 990 & Find Out What it Means - part 1

How to Read the IRS Form 990 & Find Out What it Means - part 2

Too Many Loopholes - How to Turn Property Tax Exemptions into Revenue for Local Governments - from the Institute for Wisconsin's Future WI Veterans & Surviving Spouses Property Tax Credit
  ASSESSOR RESOURCES - Hospital HOSPITAL GUIDES AND GENERAL INFORMATION  
  News about Hospital additions and expansions Guide to Wisconsin Hospitals, Fiscal Year 2011 (July 2012)  
       

 

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