Second installment of property taxes due by July 31
Racine County property owners are reminded that the second, and final, installment of 2014 property taxes is due by Friday, July 31.
Payments may be paid in person at the Racine County Courthouse, 730 Wisconsin Ave., Racine, or the City of Burlington at 300 N. Pine St. There is a 24-hour drop box outside the Racine County Courthouse.
Payments may be mailed to Racine County Treasurer, 730 Wisconsin Ave., Racine, WI, 53403-1274. Taxpayers may pay by electronic check or credit card by using the online linkwww.racineco.com/treasurer or at www.officialpayments.com. Official Payments Corporation, the credit card service provider, charges a convenience fee. The jurisdiction code for Racine County is 5835.
Per Wisconsin Statute, the Treasurer’s Office relies on U.S. postmarks to determine if a payment is timely. Racine County Treasurer Jane Nikolai encourages property owners to avoid missing the deadline as the penalties for being late result in interest and penalty charges of 1.5 percent per month retroactive to Feb. 1.
For more information visit www.racineco.com/taxinquiry. Property owners may contact the Racine County Treasurer’s office at 262-636-3239. Long lines are expected the last two weeks of July.