Division of State and Local Finance

Division Administrator: Claude Lois
Telephone: (608) 266-0939

Deputy Administrator: Julie Raes
Telephone: (608) 266-9759

The Division of State and Local Finance (SLF) is responsible for establishing the state's equalized values; assessing all manufacturing and telecommunication company property for property tax purposes; assessing and collecting taxes on utilities, railroads, airlines, mining, and other special properties; and providing financial management and technical assistance to municipal and county governments. It also administers the state shared revenue, property tax relief payments for municipal services and the lottery credit program, the tax incremental financing programs, along with providing property assessment administration and certification of assessment personnel.

The Division of State and Local Finance is comprised of the Technical and Assessment Services Office and three Bureaus: Equalization, Local Government Services and Manufacturing & Utility.

Equalization Bureau

Tonya Buchner, Director

Local Government Services Bureau

Valeah Foy, Director

Manufacturing & Utility Bureau

Tim Drascic, Director

Office of Technical and Assessment Services

Scott Shields, Director


Division of State and Local Finance Organizational Chart

Division of State and Local Finance
Wisconsin Department of Revenue
2135 Rimrock Road
P.O. Box 8971, Mail Stop 6-97
Madison, WI 53708-8971
Telephone: (608) 266-9758 -- FAX: (608) 264-6887

Last updated July 11, 2013