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75.365

75.365 Agreements as to delinquent taxes.

75.365(1)

(1) Counties may enter. Written agreements may be entered into and be operative between a county and any town, city, village, metropolitan sewerage district or area, drainage district, or any other territory, area or district for the benefit of which any taxes may be levied, therein, upon prior authorization and approval thereof by the governing bodies thereof, providing for the disposition of liabilities of the county to such municipality upon or arising out of the return to said county of delinquent taxes; the disposition of tax certificates of which the county may be the holder or owner; the liabilities of the county arising by virtue of its acquiring such tax certificates, and the disposition of such liabilities; the taking of tax deeds by the county; the liabilities of the county arising out of the taking of such tax deeds and the disposition of such liabilities; the sale of the lands upon which such tax deeds are so taken, or both; and the determination and disposition of any and all liabilities of the county in respect to any of the foregoing.

75.365(2)

(2) Liability of county limited. Such agreements may include provisions that the county upon acting pursuant to such agreement and the provisions thereof shall not be accountable or liable for any amount greater than that realized by it upon the sale of said lands to which it takes tax deed thereunder or the amounts set forth in said agreement, and that in acting pursuant to such agreement the county shall not incur or be subjected to any liability to anyone except as therein set forth and that if such county should by reason of acting thereunder incur or be subjected to any other or different liability to pay or account in respect to such delinquent taxes, then such local municipality will reimburse the county for such excess liability and indemnify it against any loss or damage that the county may sustain by reason of acting pursuant to such agreement; provided, that the city, town or village entering into such agreement may make payment, settlement or compromise of special assessment bonds to preclude or relieve the county from being subjected to liability thereon.

75.365(3)

(3) Sale under agreement. In the event of such agreement the county may sell any of the land to which it takes tax deed pursuant thereto, and that the title conveyed by the county upon such sale shall be in fee simple and free and clear from all tax liens or claims arising out of delinquent special assessments, delinquent general taxes, or both, except delinquent special assessments, delinquent or unpaid general taxes, or both, returned to the county after such sale by the county. Such agreement may provide that the county may sell any land, to which it has taken tax deed thereunder, at private or public sale. The county or the local municipality in which the land is situated may purchase such land when sold by the county pursuant to such agreement.

75.365(4)

(4) Applicability. This section shall be controlling and operative in respect to delinquent taxes authorized by the proper governing body to be imposed against lands, whether heretofore or hereafter returned delinquent, and the provisions hereof shall be applicable to such taxes, except that it does not repeal any of the provisions of the general statutes nor affect the applicability thereof to situations not covered herein.

75.365 - ANNOT.

History: 1987 a. 378.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 75 > 75.365

75.365

75.365 Agreements as to delinquent taxes.

75.365(1)

(1) Counties may enter. Written agreements may be entered into and be operative between a county and any town, city, village, metropolitan sewerage district or area, drainage district, or any other territory, area or district for the benefit of which any taxes may be levied, therein, upon prior authorization and approval thereof by the governing bodies thereof, providing for the disposition of liabilities of the county to such municipality upon or arising out of the return to said county of delinquent taxes; the disposition of tax certificates of which the county may be the holder or owner; the liabilities of the county arising by virtue of its acquiring such tax certificates, and the disposition of such liabilities; the taking of tax deeds by the county; the liabilities of the county arising out of the taking of such tax deeds and the disposition of such liabilities; the sale of the lands upon which such tax deeds are so taken, or both; and the determination and disposition of any and all liabilities of the county in respect to any of the foregoing.

75.365(2)

(2) Liability of county limited. Such agreements may include provisions that the county upon acting pursuant to such agreement and the provisions thereof shall not be accountable or liable for any amount greater than that realized by it upon the sale of said lands to which it takes tax deed thereunder or the amounts set forth in said agreement, and that in acting pursuant to such agreement the county shall not incur or be subjected to any liability to anyone except as therein set forth and that if such county should by reason of acting thereunder incur or be subjected to any other or different liability to pay or account in respect to such delinquent taxes, then such local municipality will reimburse the county for such excess liability and indemnify it against any loss or damage that the county may sustain by reason of acting pursuant to such agreement; provided, that the city, town or village entering into such agreement may make payment, settlement or compromise of special assessment bonds to preclude or relieve the county from being subjected to liability thereon.

75.365(3)

(3) Sale under agreement. In the event of such agreement the county may sell any of the land to which it takes tax deed pursuant thereto, and that the title conveyed by the county upon such sale shall be in fee simple and free and clear from all tax liens or claims arising out of delinquent special assessments, delinquent general taxes, or both, except delinquent special assessments, delinquent or unpaid general taxes, or both, returned to the county after such sale by the county. Such agreement may provide that the county may sell any land, to which it has taken tax deed thereunder, at private or public sale. The county or the local municipality in which the land is situated may purchase such land when sold by the county pursuant to such agreement.

75.365(4)

(4) Applicability. This section shall be controlling and operative in respect to delinquent taxes authorized by the proper governing body to be imposed against lands, whether heretofore or hereafter returned delinquent, and the provisions hereof shall be applicable to such taxes, except that it does not repeal any of the provisions of the general statutes nor affect the applicability thereof to situations not covered herein.

75.365 - ANNOT.

History: 1987 a. 378.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wisconsin > 75 > 75.365

75.365

75.365 Agreements as to delinquent taxes.

75.365(1)

(1) Counties may enter. Written agreements may be entered into and be operative between a county and any town, city, village, metropolitan sewerage district or area, drainage district, or any other territory, area or district for the benefit of which any taxes may be levied, therein, upon prior authorization and approval thereof by the governing bodies thereof, providing for the disposition of liabilities of the county to such municipality upon or arising out of the return to said county of delinquent taxes; the disposition of tax certificates of which the county may be the holder or owner; the liabilities of the county arising by virtue of its acquiring such tax certificates, and the disposition of such liabilities; the taking of tax deeds by the county; the liabilities of the county arising out of the taking of such tax deeds and the disposition of such liabilities; the sale of the lands upon which such tax deeds are so taken, or both; and the determination and disposition of any and all liabilities of the county in respect to any of the foregoing.

75.365(2)

(2) Liability of county limited. Such agreements may include provisions that the county upon acting pursuant to such agreement and the provisions thereof shall not be accountable or liable for any amount greater than that realized by it upon the sale of said lands to which it takes tax deed thereunder or the amounts set forth in said agreement, and that in acting pursuant to such agreement the county shall not incur or be subjected to any liability to anyone except as therein set forth and that if such county should by reason of acting thereunder incur or be subjected to any other or different liability to pay or account in respect to such delinquent taxes, then such local municipality will reimburse the county for such excess liability and indemnify it against any loss or damage that the county may sustain by reason of acting pursuant to such agreement; provided, that the city, town or village entering into such agreement may make payment, settlement or compromise of special assessment bonds to preclude or relieve the county from being subjected to liability thereon.

75.365(3)

(3) Sale under agreement. In the event of such agreement the county may sell any of the land to which it takes tax deed pursuant thereto, and that the title conveyed by the county upon such sale shall be in fee simple and free and clear from all tax liens or claims arising out of delinquent special assessments, delinquent general taxes, or both, except delinquent special assessments, delinquent or unpaid general taxes, or both, returned to the county after such sale by the county. Such agreement may provide that the county may sell any land, to which it has taken tax deed thereunder, at private or public sale. The county or the local municipality in which the land is situated may purchase such land when sold by the county pursuant to such agreement.

75.365(4)

(4) Applicability. This section shall be controlling and operative in respect to delinquent taxes authorized by the proper governing body to be imposed against lands, whether heretofore or hereafter returned delinquent, and the provisions hereof shall be applicable to such taxes, except that it does not repeal any of the provisions of the general statutes nor affect the applicability thereof to situations not covered herein.

75.365 - ANNOT.

History: 1987 a. 378.

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