Municipal Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) Extensions

Secs. 66.1105(7)(am) and 66.1105(6)(g), Wis. Stats.

Extension type – resolution required

A municipality may extend the life of a Tax Incremental District (TID) using any (or all) the extension types.

  1. Affordable housing extension – Municipal resolution
  2. Standard extension – Joint Review Board (JRB) resolution
  3. Technical college extension – JRB resolution

Extension information

Timing – the extension resolution must be adopted before:

  • TID reaches its maximum life date
  • Adopting a TID termination resolution


  • Municipality must email the approved resolution to
  • Municipality does not need to:
    • Update the TID's project plan
    • Follow the TID amendment process
  • Expenditure period does not change; it ends five years before the TID’s maximum life date
  • After the extension period ends, the municipality must adopt a separate termination resolution

Sample Resolutions

A municipality may use one of these fill-in resolutions or its own version. Email the adopted resolution to

Affordable Housing Extension Resolution Sample
Standard Extension Resolution Sample
Technical College Extension Resolution Sample

Common Questions – Questions and answers on TID extensions
TID Extension Types – Information on each type of extension
TIF Manual – TIF reference guide
TID Options Near Maximum Life – TID choices near its maximum life date

​​Contact Us

MS 6-97
Wisconsin Department of Revenue
Office of Technical and Assessment Services
PO Box 8971
Madison, WI 53708-8971
Phone: (608) 266-7750