Finance

Responsibilities

The Finance Department is responsible for the financial operations and reporting of the City, including the processing of all City payments. Other responsibilities of the department include Utility Billing and Collections, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Property Tax Collection. 

Budgetary Documents & Financial Statements

Property Taxes

Tax bills will be mailed out by early December, at which time the Finance Department will be prepared to receipt payments.

To access your tax bill information online, view live payment history or print an additional copy,  please visit the Washington County Treasurer’s Website and and click on "Taxes/Assessment Information" located within the scrolling menu to search by address.

PLEASE NOTE:  Tax payment receipts will no longer be mailed out. To obtain a paid receipt, check the payment status, or acquire additional copies of your tax bill, please log onto the Washington County Website at www.washcowisco.gov and click on "Taxes/Assessment Information" located within the scrolling menu.

Tax Payment Options:

Tax payment options include in-person, online, mail, or our two drop box locations in front and back of City Hall open 24 hours a day. In-Person payment hours are Monday thru Friday from 7:30 am to 4:15 pm. City Hall is closed Saturday and Sunday.

Special Holiday Hours:


Friday, December 23CLOSED
Monday, December 26CLOSED
Friday, December 30OPEN 7:30 am to 11:15 am
Monday, January 2CLOSED
                                                                

REMINDER: When mailing tax payment ENCLOSE A TAX STUB with your remittance to 109 N. Main Street, Hartford, WI 53027. Anyone planning to apply for State Property Tax Relief must have a tax receipt.



Property Tax Bill Explanation:

Property Tax Assessor Link:


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Pay Your Property Tax Online at PSN



DATES TO REMEMBER:

You may elect to utilize the real estate tax installment plan by paying your taxes according to the following schedule:

1st Installment - January 31, 2023
Made payable to:
City of Hartford Treasurer
109 N. Main St.
Hartford, WI  53027-1591

2nd Installment - July 31, 2023
Made payable to:
Washington County Treasurer
PO Box 1986
West Bend, WI  53095-7986


IF THE INSTALLMENT PLAN IS NOT UTILIZED, FULL PAYMENT IS DUE TO THE CITY OF HARTFORD BY JANUARY 31, 2023.  Assessments and personal property taxes may not be paid in installments. They must be paid in full by January 31, 2023.

TAX PAYMENTS POSTMARKED 2022 BUT DELIVERED IN 2023 WILL BE RECEIPTED AS 2023 BUT NOTED AS PAID IN 2022.




Making Utility Payments Online:

To view payment options or to make a Utility Payment please visit Hartford Utilities Website and click on MyAccount. This will allow you to make payments online through Payment Service Network, view your previous bills, and monitor your usage.

Instructions for Creating a MyAccount Login:

Notice of Unclaimed Funds

Pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes 59.66, the City of Hartford Treasurer hereby causes the publication of this notice containing the names and last known address of the owners of any unclaimed money or security that has a value of at least $20.  The treasurer may also be holding unclaimed money or securities in amounts less than $20.  Unless the owner requests and provides ownership of the money or security within 6 months from the time of the completed publication, the treasurer will take possession of the money or security.

To claim these funds, an Affidavit of Ownership and Indemnity Agreement (PDF) must be completed and notarized by a Notary Public while in their presence.  A copy of the claimant’s driver’s license or other picture I.D. must be included for identification.  This form is available at the Finance Office.

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