Taxes and Budget
The Village of Mukwonago collects all current year real estate and personal property taxes for Village properties.
Every year in October and November, each department head prepares the budget for his/her department. The Village Board approves the budget in late November/early December. After the budget has been determined, information is compiled to determine that tax levy, which is the amount needed through tax collection to cover Village costs.
Listed below is current and past years tax information. Also listed further down the page are payment instructions on the payment of your taxes.
- View Tax Bill (Waukesha County)
- View Tax Bill (Walworth County) (Must use Internet Explorer 9 or higher or Google Chrome)
- Clerk-Treasurer’s Office
- Village Budgets
Current Assessment Ratios
The Assessment Ratio for the Waukesha County portion of the Village of Mukwonago for the year 2016 is 93.46%. The Assessment Ratio for the Walworth County portion of the Village of Mukwonago for the year 2016 is 94.26%.
Village Tax Levies (including Village TIF Increment)
Lottery and Gaming Credit
|$104.53||$100.73||$92.06||$111.10||Mukwonago Area School District|
|$111.31||$114.64||$104.66||$122.13||East Troy Community School District|
First Dollar Credit
|$61.37||$59.52||$56.99||$59.08||Mukwonago Area School District|
|$65.36||$67.74||$64.79||$64.94||East Troy Community School District|
Waukesha County Portion of Village
|.1672||.1727||.1761||.1816||State of Wisconsin|
|7.5523||7.8401||8.0842||8.1592||Village of Mukwonago|
|9.4472||9.3200||9.0963||9.4348||Mukwonago Area School District|
|19.0691||18.3916||18.2669||18.8245||Total Village Rate|
|.8039||.7395||.7420||.7930||Phantom Lakes Mngmt District|
|19.8086||19.1336||19.0132||19.6175||Total w/Phantom Lakes Mngmt District|
Walworth County Portion of Village
|.1694||.1710||.1675||.1864||State of Wisconsin|
|.5921||.5852||.5747||.5879||CDEB East Troy|
|7.1883||7.3415||7.2821||7.7734||Village of Mukwonago|
|9.5711||9.2247||8.6543||9.6833||Mukwonago Area School District (MASD)|
|10.1916||10.4993||9.8394||10.6455||East Troy Community School District (ETCSD)|
|1.6315||.7760||.7846||.8817||Gateway Technical College|
|21.3682||20.1724||19.1909||21.2755||Total Village Rate (MASD)|
|22.5808||22.0322||20.9507||22.8256||Total Village Rate (ETCSD)|
Property Tax Payment Instructions
The Village of Mukwonago collects tax payments in three (3) installments. If you elect the installment plan, we must receive the amounts stated at the bottom of your bill on or before the following dates:
- 1st Installment – January 31
- 2nd Installment – April 30
- 3rd Installment – July 31
Payment of Taxes at the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office
Taxes may be paid at the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm., and Fridays, 8:00 am to noon. The Treasurer’s Office is located at 440 River Crest Court. For questions, please call the office at (262) 363-6420. In the parking lot, there is a drop box for payments of taxes, water bills, etc. Please remember that when using this box you must place your payment in an envelope.
Payment of Taxes by Mail
Send your check, made payable to the Village of Mukwonago, and the top portion of your tax bill to the Village Treasurer; P.O. Box 206; Mukwonago, WI 53149. IF YOU NEED A TAX BILL RECEIPT, a self addressed stamped envelope must be enclosed. Be sure it is postmarked by the due date. Checks received by mail must have the post office cancellation date on it to be accepted on time. If payment is mailed, it must be received with a postmark of no later than the above due date, or it will be marked delinquent.
Payment of Taxes at a Bank
If you’d like to make your payment at one of the banks listed, please bring your entire tax bill. If paying by check please write your tax parcel number on your check. Banks WILL NOT accept overpayments. Please take overpayments to the Village Hall or mail. Refunds will be issued in 2-3 weeks. The following banks will accept tax payments during their regular business hours during the months of December and January:
- Citizens Bank: 301 N. Rochester St., 827 A S. Rochester St., 1010 N. Rochester St. (inside the Mukwonago Pick’n’Save), (262) 363-6500
Payment of Taxes Online
You can pay your real estate taxes online using your credit or debit card.
- Select “Make a payment”
- Enter PLC 8682
- There is a convenience fee (currently 3.5%) collected by GovPayNet for any tax payments made online.
- Credit/Debit card payments can be made at Village Hall.
- Phone-assisted payments can be made by calling 1-800-604-7888. Mention PLC 8682. There is a convenience fee (currently 5%) collected by GovPayNet for any tax payments made over the phone.
Payment of Personal Property Taxes
State Statute requires all Personal Property Tax Bills to be paid in full by January 31.
Late payments for the January installment will become delinquent, including interest and penalty at 1½ % per month, which then the taxes must be paid in full. Delinquent taxes mean the installment plan is no longer an option. Late payments for April and July installments will become delinquent back to February 1 and must be paid in full including 1½ % interest.