Taxes and Property Information
Tax Bills should arrive in the mail before December 7th. You can download a copy of your tax bill by clicking this link. The Town Hall will NOT be open on December 24th or 31st. Tax collection will be on Wednesday of the respective week. Tax bills are determined paid timely if they are received by the postmark as long as they arrive prior to February 7, 2018, and postmarked no later than January 31, 2018.
You can view your property tax information online through Sauk County's Ascent Land Records System. You can obtain assessment values, property tax information, and download copies of your tax bills. Tax bills are published annually before December 15th as required per state statute.
View property information, taxes, and obtain payment receipts by visiting Sauk County Ascent Land Records
When searching Ascent Land Records, select the municipality "Town of Merrimac", then search by the Last name. If the property is in a trust, enter the first word of the trust name in the last name field. You can also search by tax parcel number, street number, or street name. It is easiest if you only search using one field.
If you have lost your bill, or have not received it, you can print a copy online by using the "Select Detail" field and "Taxes" from the dropped down menu. Next to "Print Tax Bills", select the appropriate year.
If you need a receipt, click on the appropriate year under the "Tax Year" field under "Tax History".
The town only collects 1st installments, or for payment in full, through January 31st. The town's payment link will only be operated during tax collection time. Payments are posted the same they are received. Payments mailed prior to December 31st and January 31st prior to the cutoff dates for tax purposes and/or to avoid late penalties. Please DO NOT pay your tax bill until you have either received it or you can download a copy of your statement from Sauk County. Make sure you pay the correct amount, shortages may result in the entire bill is delinquent.
2018 Real Estate Property Tax bills are determined paid timely as long as they arrive prior to February 7, 2019, and postmarked no later than January 31, 2019. After January 31st, all real estate tax inquiries should be directed to the Sauk County Treasurer. Personal property tax inquiries should contact the town treasurer.