1/31/12 – Property taxes are due by close of business Tuesday at your local municipal treasurer’s office. The second installment payments are due at the county treasurer’s office by July 31. Taxpayers mailing after today’s deadline are subject to interest and a penalty of one and a half percent (1.5%) of the total amount for the first month, and that increases by 1.5% percent for every month the tax remains unpaid. Also, if you are late the entire tax bill is due immediately.
Hilker says Watertown is the only Dodge County community that allows property taxes to be paid in three installments but all three payments have to be made in the city.