CITY OF MILWAUKEE — Instead of paying property taxes at City Hall this year, City of Milwaukee residents will be submitting their taxes via a number of contactless methods.
City Treasurer Spencer Coggs explained in a statement Wednesday that the COVID-19 pandemic has made in-person payment impossible. Instead, property owners have options for contactless payment.
Eight payment drop boxes have been installed across the city, seven in Milwaukee police stations and one on Market Street, next to City Hall. The boxes at police stations will be open Dec. 21 through Feb. 5, while the Market Street box will be open year-round.
Taxpayers are asked to submit the coupon from the bottom of the tax bill, along with a check, in the return envelope enclosed with the annual statement when masking a drop box payment.
Taxpayers can mail tax payments using the same envelope, or pay online on the city's website here.
Taxpayers have the option to enroll on the same website for the Electronic Funds Transfer, or EFT, Installment Payment Plan, in which ten monthly payments would be automatically deducted from a bank account.
A final option is to call the Treasurer’s Office at 414-286-2240 to make a payment over the phone.
Cash payments will not be accepted in any of the methods; only checks or electronic payments are being accepted.
Read the notice from the Treasurer’s Office below: