General Tax Information

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  • Tax bills are anticipated to mail around December 10th.  
  • Bills are mailed to the owner of record, unless an official mailing address change has been made at the City Assessor's office.
  • If you did not receive a tax bill by December 15th, a tax bill can be obtained online.

Tax Information Line: 262-787-3513

  • Note: This phone line is only available December through February.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

City Hall is CLOSED: Weekends, December 24th, December 25th,  December 31st, and January 1st

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Real Estate Tax Bill Due Date

  • Pay in full by January 31st.
  • Pay in two installments by January 31st and July 31st.  You do not need to sign up for the installment payment plan.
  • After January 31st payments will not be accepted at the City of Brookfield Treasurer's office.
  • Note: Failure to pay at least the first installment of a real estate tax bill by January 31st, makes the total tax bill due and payable, and subject to interest and penalties.

Personal Property Tax Bill Due Date

  • Pay in full by January 31st.
  • Note: If bill is not paid in full by January 31st, penalties and interest accrue at 1.5% per month on the outstanding balance due.
  • Any business entity that received a personal property tax bill, and has discontinued doing business or changed their location, should contact the City Assessor's office at 262-796-6649.

Acceptable Forms of Payment

Online (This option is for Real Estate Tax Bills Only.  Not available for Personal Property Tax Bills.)

  • Payment types accepted: Credit cards and electronic checks via the Pay Your Tax Bill Online link.  (This option will be available, as soon as current year tax bills are online.)
  • Note: Credit card transactions are 2.39% fee, with a $1.50 minimum transaction fee.  Electronic check transactions are $1.50 per E-Check, $10 for transactions $10,000 or greater.

Payment Drop Box

  • Payment type accepted: Check
  • Location: Brookfield City Hall east parking lot adjacent to Brookfield Central High School

Remote Locations

  • Payment type accepted: Cash or check
  • The City partners with Tri City National Bank to assist with tax collections, particularly on days or hours when City Hall is closed. More information regarding Tri City Collection hours will be in the tax bill envelope, or look on the News and Announcements page starting in early December.

In Person

  • Payment type accepted: Cash or check
  • City Hall is open Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • City Hall is closed Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.


  • Print your own receipt by clicking on the Tax Bill Information link and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • If you would like a receipt returned to you, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • Note: If making a payment by check, the tax receipt is not valid until the check has cleared all banks

Service Fee

A $35.00 service fee is charged for all returned items.

Questions regarding your property tax bill, please call the City of Brookfield Tax Information Line at 262-787-3513 or via Email.