Property Tax Payments

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Credit Card or E-Check

To pay online, visit the Gov Tech online payment service.

You will need your 10 digit parcel number from your tax bill handy. 

A printable digital receipt will be available after the payment is submitted and approved.

Gov Tech Services offers individuals and businesses the opportunity to pay property tax by way of credit/debit card or e-check online. Gov Tech charges a convenience fee based on the type or amount of the transaction. The fee for credit or debit card transactions is 2.58% plus a $1.50 transaction fee. The fee for e-check is $2.00 per transaction.

Mail

Please include applicable tax coupon with all payments (no need to mail tax bill).

  • On or before January 31st only: Please use the blue return envelope (to West Allis P.O. Box) enclosed with your tax coupon
  • February 1st through July 31st to: Treasurer, City of Oak Creek, 8040 S 6th Street, Oak Creek, WI 53154.

Payments by mail are considered timely if:

  • It is mailed in a properly addressed envelope,
  • Postmarked before midnight of the last date prescribed for making the payment, with postage prepaid, and
  • Is received by the proper official not more than 5 days after the prescribed date for making the payment.

Important: December 31st is not a due date and; therefore, to ensure a receipt dated in December, payments by mail must be received in our office on or before December 28, 2018. Payments postmarked by December 31st and received within 5 business days after December 31st will be receipted as January; however, the reference note will reflect a December postmark.

Check(s)

  • Should be made payable to City of Oak Creek.
  • Personal Checks must include Name & Address. Include a phone number; if we need to resolve a problem with your check and are unable to reach you by phone, your check will be returned to you, your payment will be invalid and you may become delinquent.
  • Escrow checks made payable to you and the City of Oak Creek need to be endorsed on the back by you before mailing in. 
  • Checks are processed and deposited as quickly as possible.
  • The City reserves the right to reject any and all checks or certified funds for any irregularities, including but not limited to being improperly dated, completed or endorsed and; if returned to the payer unprocessed, the City is not responsible for taxes not immediately processed or that become delinquent or for interest and penalties on delinquent taxes.
  • The City does not accept third party checks except from mortgage companies or banks specifically in payment of property tax.
  • Do not staple and do not combine with any other payments.
  • Checks returned from the bank for any reason are subject to a $25.00 recovery fee and payment is void. Full replacement payment, plus a separate recovery fee, must be paid with certified funds or cash, and must be received by the original due date to avoid additional charges.
In person

City Hall

Front Desk

  • Normal Business Hours: Monday through Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • City Hall will be closed on December 24th, 25th, 31st, and January 1st.
  • No cash payments in December and January.
  • Expect delays. Please consider using one of our other convenient payment options.
  • When City Hall is closed, you may use one of the other available payment options.

Drive-up 24 hour depository 

It’s located at the Civic Center on the southwest corner of the building. Checks or certified funds only. Payments placed in the depository by midnight of the last date prescribed for making the payment is considered timely. Payments placed in the depository on or before midnight December 31st will be recorded as a December payment.

Tri City Banks

Through January 31st onlyPlease note, the Tri City bank located inside the Pick‘n Save at 2320 W. Ryan Road has closed.

receipt and immediate refund for over-payment(with proper ID), is given at the bank. Check and cash are accepted. Bring your tax coupon to one of the following locations:

  • Free standing branches: 6400 S. 27th St., and 2555 W. Ryan Rd.
    • Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • December 24th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Closed December 25th and January 1st
  • In Pick ‘n Save stores: 8770 S. Howell Ave. and 6462 S. 27th St.
    • Mon. thru Fri. 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    • Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • December 24th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Closed December 25th and January 1st
  • The payment information is recorded on your tax coupon and a copy will be returned to you as your receipt. Payments are view able online the following business day (2 business days for weekend payments and 3 if Holiday falls on weekend).

 

Phone

To pay by telephone, call toll-free 1(844)556-6271.

You will need your 10 digit parcel number from your tax bill handy. 

Gov Tech Services offers individuals and businesses the opportunity to pay property tax by way of credit/debit card or e-check by telephone. Gov Tech charges a convenience fee based on the type or amount of the transaction. The fee for credit or debit card transactions is 2.58% plus a $1.50 transaction fee. The fee for e-check is $2.00 per transaction.