The Adams County Courthouse is open to the public. Public entrance is located on the east side/ Adams St./ Door D
With the states current Covid-19 concerns, our office would like to encourage the public to utilize phone, mail, email, and online services as much as possible.
Thank you – be safe!
Jani, KP, and Tina
Land/Tax Information: www.adamscountylandrecords.com
For General Information Regarding Property Assessment and Taxation information and Additional COVID- 19 Information (as of March 24, 2020), please click here:
Have questions regarding property taxes and assessment?
Contact WI Dept. of Revenue at the following:
Property assessment inquiries – email@example.com
Property tax inquiries – firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to Adams County!
The County Treasurer's Office is dedicated to serving the public and other government units in the most friendly, efficient, and effective manner possible. The County Treasurer's Office collects second installment and delinquent real estate taxes, collects all county revenues in addition to research and issuance of tax deed applications. Our office is the holder of tax records and assessed values. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, excluding most holidays.
Initial Real Estate Tax information becomes available online at www.adamscountylandrecords.com, usually mid to late December.
CURRENT YEAR TAX PAYMENTS NOTICE
Per Wisconsin State Statute 74.11 (6)(a), State of Wisconsin real estate first installment tax payments are due before/on/postmarked by January 31 to your local municipality treasurer, who is considered the proper official during this timeframe. Please check your tax bill for the correct information. Per Wisconsin State Statute it needs to be collected and received by that proper official for the payment to be considered timely. This includes ANY payment (whether first, full, or second installment made after a first that has been already made) made in January. DO NOT SEND TO THE ADAMS COUNTY TREASURER. They are not the collecting entity at this time and cannot/do not have access for posting payments. Any current year tax bills mailed/sent to the County Treasurer in January will be returned to sender.
Tax bills/information can be accessed at www.adamscountylandrecords.com. For further information you may contact the Adams County Treasurer’s Office at (608) 339-4202 or your local treasurer.
Adams County Treasurer
LAKE DISTRICT RESIDENCES:
There was an information error given regarding some of the 2021 tax bills. A rerun/correction of your town tax bills have been done/updated 12/13/2021 and will be mailed out to those affected ASAP. Please watch for the updated tax billing. Any questions may be directed to your local Town Clerk or Treasurer. Thank you!
Municipality collected tax payments will not be imported into our online system until after February settlement. If you are looking for the current year's tax year payments, please come back and check out our website AFTER February 15. Hopefully all will be updated or close to it by that time. If you need to know if the Real Estate Tax has been paid prior to the import, please contact your Municipal Treasurer. Thank you!
Tax Information Online
Online access to geographic, tax and assessment information is available here.
For general information regarding tax billing and payments, click here
If you have a change of address, click here. Fill out our form online, you can send it back via e-mail, fax or the U.S. Postal Service.
If sending in via e-mail please email us at: email@example.com
If sending Via Fax please fax us at: 608-339-4584
If sending via postal please send to the following address: Adams County Treasurer • P.O. Box 470 • Friendship, WI 53934 (Overnight services address: 401 Adams St, Friendship, WI 53934)
On-Line Payment Option
You can now pay your taxes on line by credit card through Lexis Nexis. They accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. See information in next paragraph before making payment.
This link is for second installment payments made after February 1, and delinquent taxes. Any current year tax payments made prior to February 1 need to be made to the local municipality. Please refer to your tax bill for correct information. The County Treasurer’s Office does not have access to post these payments. ANY PAYMENT MADE PRIOR TO FEBRUARY 1ST, TO THIS WEBSITE FOR CURRENT YEAR TAXES WILL BE RETURNED TO THE TAXPAYER TO BE SENT TO THE CORRECT COLLECTING ENTITY. Per WI State Statute 74.69, a payment must made to the correct collecting entity to be considered timely.
To make an online payment click the “How do I Pay” tab located at the top right of this page, or click the following link PAY TAXES
Tax deeded Property Sales
For information regarding tax deeded property click the Tax Deeded Property button above.
To have a listing sent to you, the form needs to be filled out and submitted online.
If sending in via e-mail please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If sending via postal please send to the following address: Adams County Treasurer • P.O. Box 470 • Friendship, WI 53934
Per WI State Statue 174.05, dogs should be licensed on a yearly basis. Dog licenses expire December 31 of each year.
Per Adams County Resolution 5-2008, tag fees are set at $8.00 for spayed/neutered and $13.00 if not. Each year, proof of current rabies certificate and evidence of alteration is mandatory to issue the tags. Tags may be obtained at the County Treasurer's office. [Note: City of Adams does their own registering.]
Kennel Licensing is available with the correct paperwork from the zoning department. Fees are $35.00 for up to 12 dogs, $3.00 for each dog there after. Kennel Tags may be obtained at the County Treasurer's Office.
Late Fee is applicable after April 1st of each year at a charge of $5.00/dog.
Lottery and Gaming Credit
Any property owner whose property is also their primary residence, and has been for minimum one year, qualifies to apply for the lottery credit. If you are not sure if you have one, you can check on your tax bill or contact our office. If you do not have one, please click on link below, print/fill out form, and return to our office.
For more information on the Lottery and Gaming Credit, please click on the link below.
Fax - $1.00 per page
Screen prints of parcel tax information - $0.25 per parcel
Photocopies - $0.25 per page