Property Tax Information

At least the first installment of your property tax bill must be paid to the Town of Manitowish Waters by January 31, 2023. The first installment includes at least one-half of your property taxes and 100% of any outstanding balances, special charges, or assessments. The second installment is due by July 31, 2023. Payments made after January 31, 2023, MUST be sent to the Vilas County Treasurer.

Mailing Your Payment
Town of Manitowish Waters
PO BOX 385
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545

Helpful Information

  • Double-Check Your Check!  This will avoid delays in processing your payment and/or  late fees.
    • Is your check made out to the correct recipient? At least the first installment of your property tax bill must be paid/made out to the Town of Manitowish Waters by January 31, 2023. Payments made after January 31, 2023, must be made out to, and sent to the Vilas County Treasurer.
    • Does your numerical amount match your written amount?
    • Is your check dated correctly?
    • Did you sign your check?
    • Include the parcel number and phone number on the check.
    • Endorsement on back of escrow checks only: if there are multiple names on the "Payable To:" line – ALL parties must sign the back of the check before submitting to the Town of Manitowish Waters.
  • If you would like a receipt, include a business-sized self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • Mailed payments are typically deposited weekly and receipts are generally sent the next day after receiving payment.
  • The Town considers payments postmarked by December 31, 2022 as payment in 2022.

Payments must be postmarked by January 31, 2023 in order to be considered timely first installments.

Contact Us

Dana Hilbert ~ Clerk/Treasurer
Jessie Knipp ~ Deputy Clerk/Treasurer

Manitowish Waters Town Hall
5733 Airport Rd.
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545

Phone: 715-543-8400
Email: clerk@mwtown.gov
Fax: 715-543-8467

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
10:00AM to 1:00PM

Upcoming Holiday Schedule:
December 23, 2022 ~ Closing @ Noon
December 26, 2022 ~ Closed
December 30, 2022 ~ Closing @ Noon
January 2, 2023 ~ Closed

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