Property Tax Information

The Village tax rate is determined after the approval of the budget by the Village Board at the end of November. In addition to your municipal taxes, your bill includes taxes levied by other taxing jurisdictions; the State, school districts, colleges.

Timeline

  • December 10th - Property tax bills are generally mailed around December 10th of each year.
  • December 21st - Deadline to send tax bills to residents – Bills will be available to print online: http://tax.waukeshacounty.gov. Lookup by your address, choose the tax bill option, then in the upper left you will see “View Tax Bill”. This will be a PDF.
  • January 31st - Full payment or first installment due for Real Estate Taxes.
  • January 31st - Personal Property payment due in full to Waukesha County – visit http://tax.waukeshacounty.gov and click “Include Personal Property” to view your information.  After January 31st, payment due to Village of Elm Grove with late fee.
  • July 31st - Second installment due for Real Estate Taxes (if you opted to pay in installments).

2023 Mill Rates (per $1,000 of home value)

The tax levy approved in the Village budget is applied to the Village’s total assessed value of property to determine a tax rate per $1,000. Total assessed value of property in the Village for the 2023 levy (property assessment as of January 1, 2023) was $1,455,766,900.

The tax rate for the December 2023 bill (collected for 2024 operations) is $7,948,438/ ($1,455,766,900/ $1,000) = $5.46

Obtain A Copy of Your Tax Bill

  • Visit tax.waukeshacounty.gov and use your address. In the upper left of the screen, you will see a PDF version of your tax bill.
  • You can also check this site for payment information, installment due dates, and receipts if you paid from an escrow account. 

For detailed information, please refer to the Tax Levy and Tax Rate page.

Make a Payment

Starting in 2021, property taxes for the Village of Elm Grove are collected by the Waukesha County Treasurer. See the 2021 Memo from the Clerk and Finance Director to the Administrative and Personnel Committee. The option chosen was for Waukesha County to collect all tax payments.

Three Payment Methods:

  1. Mail: Waukesha County Treasurer, 515 W Moreland Blvd Room 148, Waukesha, WI 53188
  2. Dropbox: The silver night deposit box is located on east side of Waukesha County Courthouse facing Pewaukee Rd, on the island near the blue postal box
  3. Online: https://tax.waukeshacounty.gov
    Electronically from checking account: $1.50 convenience fee; Transactions greater than $10,000: $10.00 fee, Credit Card: 2.39% of payment amount with a minimum fee of $1.50, or Debit Card: $3.95 fee.

Waukesha County will mail a copy of your receipt to the mailed address listed on the tax bill. To change the address, go to tax.waukeshacounty.gov and search your address. Near the mailing address section, select "change mailing address".

Overpayment

Any overpayments will be sent to the mailing address listed on the tax roll. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing of tax overpayments.

If you pay via an escrow account, your payment will be sent in accordance with your initial escrow set-up preference. If you are unsure how you signed up, contact your mortgage provider.

Obtain A Copy of Your Receipt

  • Visit tax.waukeshacounty.gov and use your address.
  • Enter your address, click Search.
  • Click on the Tax Bill option next to your name. 
  • Scroll to the bottom. This area shows amounts paid and amounts still owed. Print Page for your records.