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Department: Treasurer

1st installment or full payment of current year property taxes are due on or before January 31st and are collected and payable to your municipality. City of Merrill collects monthly installments through June 30th.

If ANY installment is not paid timely, the entire unpaid balance is delinquent and subject to interest and penalty charges retroactive to February 1st.

2nd installment of Real Estate Taxes are due on or before July 31st and payable to the Lincoln County Treasurer.

Include your payment coupons or PIN numbers with payment.

If you are requesting a receipt, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Postponed real estate taxes in Lincoln County Townships and City of Tomahawk are due on or before July 31st. Postponed taxes not paid on time are subject to interest and penalty of 1.5% per month, retroactive to February 1st. (Example: If your current year taxes are delinquent in August, your interest is 10.5%, September interest would be 12%, etc. on the unpaid amount.) Please contact this office for the payoff amount.

Mail your payment early to make sure the U.S. Postal Service postmark is timely. We accept a postmark as proof of a timely payment. Failure to receive a tax bill does not relieve the obligation to pay the tax bill and applicable late fees.

Delinquent real estate tax payments are made to the Lincoln County Treasurer.

There are three ways to pay:

1. Pay by mail with check to:
Lincoln County Treasurer
801 N Sales St, Ste 204
Merrill WI 54452-1632
2. In person at the Lincoln County Service Center, 801 N Sales St – Upper level

3. 2nd installment of real estate taxes, Pay on-line with credit card. Please note there are additional charges if you pay electronically www.govpaynow.com 1-866-370-9574 – website assistance

Have your parcel ID available (which is on your tax bill). You will use this number for PLC : 7145
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