Property Taxes

2023 Property Tax Bill Mailing Date: 12/8/2023

Important 2023 Tax Collection Information

Mill Rate

The City tax rate is determined after the approval of the budget by the Common Council usually at the end of November or early December. In addition to your municipal taxes, your bill includes taxes levied by other taxing jurisdictions in which your property is located (Middleton Cross Plains Area School District, Madison Area College, Waunakee School District, Dane County, and the State of Wisconsin).Mill Rate Distribution 2023

2023 Mill Rate (Properties in MCPASD): $17.08 per $1,000 of assessed value

2023 Mill Rate (Properties in WCSD): $17.70 per $1,000 of assessed value

How Can I Pay My Tax Bill?


Payments can be mailed to the City at 7426 Hubbard Avenue, Middleton, WI 53562 using the return envelope enclosed with your tax bill. Please be sure to include the payment stub. Payments postmarked by January 31, 2024, will be considered timely.

Drop Boxes

A drop-box is available 24/7 in the Library parking lot. Payments dropped off before January 1, 2024, at 8:00 a.m. will be recorded as paid in 2023. After this date, payments will be recorded in 2024.  A drop-box located inside the City Hall lobby is available Monday through Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays.


Property tax payments may be made online through XPress Bill Pay. This service is available 24 hours a day up to January 26, 2024. No payments are accepted after that date to allow time for bank transaction processing. Do not make property tax payments on your utility account. A convenience fee of $1.15 per transaction is charged for online eCheck payments. Payments by credit card are charged a 3.5% transaction fee. Visit XPress Bill Pay to get started.

Tax Rate ComparisonTax Comparison Chart 2023