School Levy Tax Credit

Sec. 79.10, Wis. Stats.

  1. Is the school levy tax credit paid to the school district?

  2. When are towns, villages and cities notified of the school levy tax credit amount?

  3. How is the school levy tax credit reported on individual property tax bills?

  4. How does a property owner qualify for the school levy tax credit?

How is the school levy tax credit calculated?

Formula for calculating the school levy tax credit:

Municipality's 3-Year Average School Levies
Statewide 3-Year Average School Levies
x Total Funding = 
Municipality's
Credit

Ex:          ​6,660,558    
          4,832,905,497
x 940,000,000 = 
$1,295,478


FOR QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS CONTACT:

MS 6-97
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
Local Government Services Bureau
PO Box 8971
Madison, WI 53708-8971
Fax: (608) 264-6887
Email additional questions to lgs@wisconsin.gov