WPAM Draft

The DRAFT 2019 Wisconsin Property Assessment Manual(WPAM) is now available for public comment below.

Provide Comments by August 22, 2018


2019 WPAM Updates – Draft
ChapterPageChapter TitleUpdate Summary
22-3, 2-5, 2-6Assessor CertificationUpdated assessor certification list – Town of Menasha now Village of Fox Crossing
55-11Public Relations in the Assessment OfficeUpdated trespass information
66-6Statutory Reevaluation and ReassessmentUpdated trespass information
88-3, 8-5Data Collection and ReportingUpdated transfer of assessment records information
1010-55Assessment/Sales Ratio AnalysisUpdated trending information
1313-18Commercial ValuationUpdated potential gross income definition for consistency
1313-41Commercial ValuationUpdated expense form reference
1414-7, 14-17Agricultural ValuationAdded Thoma v. Village of Slinger – classification based on use
Tax 182,3,4,7Tax 18 Conservation Programs – Updates Updated Chapter Tax 18 Conservation Programs
15AllResidual Land ValuationUpdated entire chapter
1717-7Valuation of Fixed AssetsRemoved "Office" from PA-003, Title of Schedule D
18 MultipleManufacturing and Utility AssessmentUpdated Manufacturing and Utility Assessment Information
1919-6Personal Property AssessmentClarified March 1 due date
1919-23Personal Property AssessmentRemoved "Office" from PA-003, Title of Schedule D
2020-3Property Tax ExemptionsClarified March 1 due date
2222-20 to 22-22, 22-34Legal Decisions and Attorney General Opinions by SubjectCase summaries – Petroleum v. MKE, Metropolitan v. MKE, Kaskin v. Kenosha, Thoma v. Slinger