Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) - General

Secs. 60.23(32), 60.85, 66.1105, and 66.1106, Wis. Stats.

For more information, review the TIF manual.

  1. What is the difference between TIF and a Tax Incremental District (TID)?

  2. What is the Wisconsin Department of Revenue's (DOR) role?

  3. What statutes regulate TIF?

  4. How is TIF funded?

  5. Besides a municipality, what are the other taxing jurisdictions?

  6. Are there limits on the use of TIF?

  7. What is the TID maximum life with or without extensions?

  8. How can I obtain information (ex: map, parcels) about a specific TID or TIDs throughout the state?

  9. When property is in a TID, does that change how the property assessment is determined?

  10. What fees are involved with having a TID and how does a municipality pay them?

  11. When are reports and documents due?

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Wisconsin Department of Revenue
Office of Technical and Assessment Services
PO Box 8971
Madison, WI 53708-8971
Phone: (608) 266-7750