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Cubsjinx, Home Buyer in Whitehall, WI

What are property taxes based on? The last assessment or the last sale price on a home?

Asked by Cubsjinx, Whitehall, WI Thu Jul 12, 2012

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Taxes are based on the assessment. The assessor uses sales prices to compute the assessment...
not necessarily the last sale price on the home, but the sale prices of comparable properties.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Thu Jul 12, 2012
Taxes are based on assessed value. If improvements are made to the home then the assessment will go up.
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