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Exemptions

Forms And Resources

Property Tax Exemption Request (PR-230)

Due March 1st for the year the exemption is sought.

Biennial Exemption Report (PC-220)

This needs to be filed by exempt property owners by March 31st of every even numbered year. This is for property that was previously issued an exemption.

Biennial Exemption Report - Multiple Properties (PC220A)

This form can be filed by property owners that have more than one real estate holding that was previously issued an exemption. Due March 31st of every even numbered year.

Low Income Housing Exemption - Property Owner's Certificate of Occupancy (PR-231)

This  form  must  be  filed  with  the  assessor  by  March  1  to  qualify  for  a  property  tax  exemption  as  low-income  housing (Sec. 70.11(4a)(g)1, Wis. Stats.).

Wisconsin Property Assessment Manual - 2016

Chapter 22 "Property Tax Exemption"

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions about property tax exemptions published by the Wisconsin Association of Assessing Officers.

Wisconsin Property Tax Exemptions, A Guide for Determining Exempt Status

Published by the Wisconsin Association of Assessing Officers, compiled by Katrina Malson and Steven Schwoerer.

2016 Requests for New Exemptions

An excel spreadsheet listing the new requests received by the City of Milwaukee for property tax exemptions.


MAPS of Exempt Properties

COMPASS

Click on "Community Mapping". Check the "I agree" at bottom of page. Check box and radio buttons for "Tax Exempt Properties" on the right hand side of page. Use the map and functions on the left side of page to search neighborhoods or find a specific property. Use the layers/legends function to identify the exemption type for a property.

Map Milwaukee

Open Property Information from the list of available applications.  Add parcels_mprop map service - this service includes many layers, including tax exempt parcels, and tax exempt parcels by exempt class.  For help adding layers to Map Milwaukee applications, see the tip sheet called Add Map Services as Layers found in the How To list on the right side of the Map Milwaukee Portal page, or on the Help and Documentation page.

Make Tax Exempt Properties the active layer by checking the radio button next to it in the column on the right side of the page. Also check the box next to Tax Exempt Properties. Uncheck the box next to Aldermanic Districts. Use the functions on the left side of page to search neighborhoods or find a specific property. Use the legend/layers function to identify what the exemption type for a property.


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