Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) - General

  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 the TIF program?

  4. How is TIF funded?

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

  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 particular TID?

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

  10. When are reports and documents due?


FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

MS 6-97
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
Office of Technical and Assessment Services
PO Box 8971
Madison, WI 53708-8971
Phone: (608) 261-5335 or (608) 266-5708
Email additional questions to ​tif@wisconsin.gov