TAX PAYMENTS DUE: SECOND INSTALLMENT PAYMENT OF THE 2022 TAX YEAR IS DUE POSTMARKED
JULY 31st, 2023.
PAYMENT OPTIONS INCLUDE:
A) IN PERSON AT THE COURTHOUSE, TO OFFICE OR BY DROPBOX IN LOBBY
C) ONLINE PAYMENT OPTION AT www.co.adams.wi.us (fees apply)
The Adams County Courthouse is open to the public.
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 Kim
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.
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. Please click on Property Taxes tab above for current year information. 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.
CURRENT YEAR TAX PAYMENTS NOTICE
Per Wisconsin State Statute 74.11 (6)(a), State of Wisconsin real estate 2nd INSTALLMENT TAX PAYMENTS are due before/on/postmarked by July 31 to the County 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. DO NOT SEND TO THE LOCAL TREASURER. They are not the collecting entity at this time and cannot/do not have access for posting payments.
Adams County Treasurer
Adams County does not send 2nd installment payment reminder notices.
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 • 401 Adams St. Suite 11• Friendship, WI 53934 (Overnight services address: same as above)
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
If sending via postal please send to the following address:
Adams County Treasurer • 401 Adams St. Suite 11 • 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.]
Multi Dog 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. Multi Dog 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
County Park Stickers
County Park Stickers available for purchase at the County Treasurer's Office.