General Tax Information


  • Every year Real Estate and Personal Property Tax bills are anticipated to be mailed out around December 15.    
  • Bills are mailed to the owner of record, unless an official mailing address change has been made in writing at the City Assessor’s office.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • City Hall is closed for the following holidays:
    • Memorial Day: Monday, May 29th, 2023
    • Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4th, 2023
    • Labor Day: Monday, September 4th, 2023
    • Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 23rd, 2023 and Friday, November 24th, 2023
    • Christmas Eve: Friday, December 22nd, 2023
    • Christmas Day: Monday, December 25th, 2023
    • New Year's Eve: Friday, December 29th, 2023
    • New Year’s Day: Monday, January 1st, 2024

Real Estate Tax Bill Due Date

  • May be paid in full by January 31st.
  • If using the Installment Method: 
  • AFTER January 31st Real Estate Tax payments will not be accepted at the City of Brookfield Treasurer’s office.
  • More information is available in the 2023 Tax Insert Letter and on the back of the tax bill.
  • Note: Failure to pay at least the 1st installment of a real estate tax bill by January 31st, makes the total tax bill due and payable, and subject to interest and penalties.

Personal Property (Business) Tax Bill Due Date

  • Should be paid in full by January 31st.
  • Note: If bill is not paid in full by January 31st, penalties and interest accrue at 1.5% per month on the outstanding balance due.
  • Any business entity that received a personal property tax bill, and has discontinued doing business or changed their location, should contact the City Assessor’s office at 262-796-6649 or email them at Assessor Email.
  • More information is available in the 2023 Tax Insert Letter and on the back of the tax bill.

Acceptable Forms of Payment

Online (This option is for Real Estate Tax Bills Only.  Not available for Personal Property Tax Bills.)

  • Payment types accepted: Credit cards and electronic checks via the Pay Your Tax Bill Online link.Computer
  • Note: Credit card transactions are 2.39% fee, with a $1.50 minimum transaction fee.  Electronic check transactions are $1.50 per E-Check, $10 for transactions $10,000 or greater.  Debit Card transactions are $3.95.

City Hall 24 Hour Drop Box 

  • Note: After January 31st the Drop Box is for Personal Property (Business) Taxes and City of Brookfield Sewer/Drop Box Photo-NewWater bills Only
  • Payment type accepted: Check
  • Location: Brookfield City Hall east parking lot adjacent to Brookfield Central High School
  • Emptied Monday-Friday at 7:45 a.m. and will be processed as of the prior business day.

In Person

  • Note: After January 31st In Person is for Personal Property (Business) Taxes Only COB-City Hall
  • Payment type accepted: Cash or check
  • City Hall is open Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


  • Print your own receipt for Real Estate property taxes by clicking on the Tax Bill Information link, and follow the onscreen instructions.
  • If you would like a receipt returned to you, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • Note: If making a payment by check, the tax receipt is not valid until the check has cleared all banks.

Service Fee

A $35.00 service fee is charged for all returned items.

Questions regarding your property tax bill, please call the City of Brookfield Tax Information Line at 262-796-6640 or via Email.