If I purchase property that is from a larger parcel that is being split, will I receive a tax bill?

The owner of the property as of January 1st of the real estate taxing year will receive a tax bill on the entire parcel of land (including the portion you just purchased). You will not receive a tax bill for the portion you purchased until the following year. Taxes should be prorated at your closing to distribute the taxes between owners for the current tax year. Pursuant to s.70.10 of Wisconsin Statutes: "The assessor shall assess all real and personal property as of the close of January 1 of each year." This means that a split that occurs during the year will not have an assessed value assigned to it until January 1st of the following year.

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1. What help can the Register of Deeds office provide for drafting real estate documents?
2. I have been told I need to get a legal description of my property. Where may I obtain one?
3. I paid off a Federal Income Tax Lien, but it still appears on my credit report. Why?
4. We recently paid off the mortgage on our home. When will we get a new deed showing that we no longer owe the bank anything?
5. I am considering purchasing a parcel of real estate. How can I find out what liens, if any, have been filed against it?
6. Can I do my own title search?
7. Can the Register of Deeds tell me if I have clear title?
8. How do I change my deed so that it reflects my married name?
9. If one trustee of a trust dies, is it necessary to take any immediate action?
10. If I purchase property that is from a larger parcel that is being split, will I receive a tax bill?