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79.04(6)(b) (b) Subject to pars. (c) and (d), each municipality entitled to a payment under par. (a) and each county in which such a municipality is located shall receive a payment equal to a portion of an amount that is equal to the number of megawatts that represents the production plant's name-plate capacity, multiplied by $2,000.
79.04(6)(c)1.1. If the production plant is located in a city or village, the city or village receives a payment equal to two-thirds of the amount determined under par. (b) and the county in which the city or village is located receives a payment equal to one-third of the amount determined under par. (b). If the production plant is located in a town, the town receives a payment equal to one-third of the amount determined under par. (b), and the county in which the town is located receives a payment equal to two-thirds of the amount determined under par. (b). If a municipality is located in more than one county, the county in which the production plant is located shall receive the county portion of the payment.
79.04(6)(c)2. 2. For the purpose of determining the amount of the payment under par. (b), if a production plant is located in more than one municipality, the payment amount under par. (b) shall be divided among the municipalities in which the plant is located based on the net book value of that portion of the plant located in each municipality as of December 31, 2004, or as of the date on which the plant is operational, whichever is later.
79.04(6)(c)3. 3. For the purpose of determining the amount of the payment under par. (b), if a production plant is located in more than one county, the payment amount under par. (b) shall be divided among the counties in which the plant is located based on the net book value of that portion of the plant located in each county as of December 31, 2004, or as of the date on which the plant is operational, whichever is later.
79.04(6)(d) (d) The total amount distributable to a municipality under this subsection and sub. (1) in any fiscal year shall not exceed an amount equal to the municipality's population multiplied by $300, and the total amount distributable to a county under this subsection and sub. (2) in any year shall not exceed an amount equal to the county's population multiplied by $100.
79.04(7) (7)
79.04(7)(a)(a) Beginning with payments in 2005, if a production plant, as described in sub. (6) (a), other than a nuclear-powered production plant, is built on the site of, or on a site adjacent to, an existing or decommissioned production plant; or is built on a site purchased by a public utility before January 1, 1980, that was identified in an advance plan as a proposed site for a production plant; or is built on, or on a site adjacent to, brownfields, as defined in s. 238.13 (1) (a) or s. 560.13 (1) (a), 2009 stats., after December 31, 2003, and has a name-plate capacity of at least one megawatt, each municipality and county in which such a production plant is located shall receive annually from the public utility account a payment in an amount that is equal to the number of megawatts that represents the production plant's name-plate capacity, multiplied by $600.
79.04(7)(b) (b) Beginning with payments in 2005, if a production plant, as described in sub. (6) (a), that is a baseload electric generating facility is built after December 31, 2003, and has a name-plate capacity of at least 50 megawatts, each municipality and county in which such a production plant is located shall receive annually from the public utility account a payment in an amount that is equal to the number of megawatts that represents the production plant's name-plate capacity, multiplied by $600.
79.04(7)(c)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 2., beginning with payments in 2005, if a production plant, as described in sub. (6) (a), that derives energy from an alternative energy resource is built after December 31, 2003, and has a name-plate capacity of at least one megawatt, each municipality and county in which such a production plant is located shall receive annually from the public utility account a payment in an amount that is equal to the number of megawatts that represents the production plant's name-plate capacity, multiplied by $1,000.
79.04(7)(c)1m. 1m. Beginning with payments in 2005, if a cogeneration production plant, as described in sub. (6) (a), is built and completed after December 31, 2003, and has a name-plate capacity of at least one megawatt, each municipality and county in which such a cogeneration production plant is located shall receive annually from the public utility account a payment in an amount that is equal to the number of megawatts that represents the cogeneration production plant's name-plate capacity, multiplied by $1,000. Any municipality or county that receives a payment under this subdivision in any year may not receive a payment under subd. 1. in that year, if the payment under subd. 1. is based on the same production plant as the payment under this subdivision.
79.04(7)(c)2. 2. If a production plant as described under subd. 1. fires an alternative energy resource together with a fuel other than an alternative energy resource, the number of megawatts used to calculate the payment under subd. 1. is the number of megawatts that represents the production plant's name-plate capacity multiplied by a percentage that represents the energy content of the alternative energy resource in the year prior to the year in which the payment is made as compared to the total energy content of the alternative energy resource and the other fuel in the year prior to the year in which the payment is made.
79.04(7)(d) (d) For the purpose of determining the amount of any payment under this subsection, if a production plant is located in more than one municipality or county, the payment amount shall be divided among the municipalities or counties in which the plant is located based on the net book value of that portion of the plant located in each municipality or county as of December 31, 2004, or as of the date on which the plant is operational, whichever is later.
79.05 79.05 Expenditure restraint program.
79.05(1)(1)In this section:
79.05(1)(a) (a) “Full value" means the value determined under s. 70.57 including the value of tax increments under s. 66.1105.
79.05(1)(am) (am) “Inflation factor" means a percentage equal to the average annual percentage change in the U.S. consumer price index for all urban consumers, U.S. city average, as determined by the U.S. department of labor, for the 12 months ending on September 30 of the year before the statement under s. 79.015, except that the percentage under this paragraph shall not be less than zero.
79.05(1)(b) (b) “Municipal budget" means the municipality's general fund.
79.05(1)(c) (c) “Property tax levy rate" means the amount determined as follows:
79.05(1)(c)1. 1. Subtract the tax increment under s. 66.1105 from the total property tax levy.
79.05(1)(c)2. 2. Subtract the tax incremental value under s. 66.1105 from the full value.
79.05(1)(c)3. 3. Divide the amount under subd. 1. by the amount under subd. 2.
79.05(1)(d) (d) “Valuation factor" means a percentage equal to 60 percent of the percentage change in the municipality's equalized value due to new construction less improvements removed between the year before the statement under s. 79.015 and the previous year, but not less than zero nor greater than 2.
79.05(2) (2)A municipality is eligible for a payment under sub. (3) if it fulfills all of the following requirements:
79.05(2)(a) (a) Its property tax levy rate established during the year before the statement under s. 79.015 is greater than 5 mills.
79.05(2)(c) (c) Its municipal budget; exclusive of principal and interest on long-term debt and exclusive of revenue sharing payments under s. 66.0305, recycling fee payments under s. 289.645, expenditures of grant payments under s. 16.297 (1m), unreimbursed expenses related to an emergency declared under s. 323.10, expenditures from moneys received pursuant to P.L. 111-5, and expenditures made pursuant to a purchasing agreement with a school district whereby the municipality makes purchases on behalf of the school district; for the year of the statement under s. 79.015 increased over its municipal budget as adjusted under sub. (6); exclusive of principal and interest on long-term debt and exclusive of revenue sharing payments under s. 66.0305, recycling fee payments under s. 289.645, expenditures of grant payments under s. 16.297 (1m), unreimbursed expenses related to an emergency declared under s. 323.10, expenditures from moneys received pursuant to P.L. 111-5, and expenditures made pursuant to a purchasing agreement with a school district whereby the municipality makes purchases on behalf of the school district; for the year before that year by less than the sum of the inflation factor and the valuation factor, rounded to the nearest 0.10 percent.
79.05(2m) (2m)Annually, on November 1, the department of revenue shall certify the appropriate percentage change in the consumer price index that is to be used in the requirement under sub. (1) (am) to the joint committee on finance.
79.05(3) (3)Each municipality that qualifies under sub. (2) shall receive a payment calculated as follows:
79.05(3)(a) (a) Subtract 5 mills from the municipality's property tax levy rate.
79.05(3)(b) (b) Multiply the amount under par. (a) by the municipality's full value.
79.05(3)(c) (c) Divide the amount under par. (b) by the total of the amounts under par. (b) for all municipalities that qualify.
79.05(3)(d) (d) Multiply the amount under par. (c) by the amount for the year under s. 79.01 (1).
79.05(5) (5)No municipality may, for the purpose of qualifying for a payment under this section, establish a fund, other than a general fund, that does not conform to generally accepted accounting principles promulgated by the governmental accounting standards board or its successor bodies.
79.05(6) (6)
79.05(6)(a)(a) If a municipality transfers to another governmental unit responsibility for providing any service that the municipality provided in the preceding year, its budget for the preceding year shall be decreased to reflect the cost that the municipality incurred to provide that service, as determined by the department of revenue.
79.05(6)(b) (b) If a municipality increases the services that it provides by adding responsibility for providing a service transferred to it from another governmental unit in any year, its budget for the preceding year shall be increased to reflect the cost of that service, as determined by the department of revenue.
79.05(6)(c) (c) If a municipality receives payments from another governmental unit for providing a service to that other governmental unit, pursuant to a contract with the municipality, the municipality receiving the payments shall not include the amounts of the payments nor the costs for providing the service in its budget for the year in which it receives the payments, for the purpose of determining eligibility under sub. (2) (c).
79.05(7) (7)
79.05(7)(a)(a) Beginning with the distributions in 2018 and ending with the distributions in 2022, the annual payment under this section to the village of Maine shall be the amount otherwise determined for the village under this section, plus $583,000.
79.05(7)(b) (b) Beginning with the distributions in 2018 and ending with the distributions in 2022, the annual payment under this section to the city of Janesville shall be the amount otherwise determined for the city under this section, plus $583,000.
79.05 Cross-reference Cross-reference: See also ch. Tax 19, Wis. adm. code.
79.08 79.08 Corrections. If the department of administration or the department of revenue determines by August 15 of the year following any distribution under this subchapter that there was an overpayment or underpayment made in any certification by the department of revenue or resulting from populations changed as a result of a final court determination or a census determination under s. 16.96 (2) (dm) or (e) or in the distribution by the department of administration, the overpayment or underpayment shall be corrected as provided in this section. No corrections to the elements of any distribution may be made after August 15 of the year following the distribution. Any overpayment shall be corrected by reducing the subsequent year's distribution under this subchapter. Any underpayment shall be corrected by increasing the subsequent year's distribution under this subchapter. Corrections shall be made in the distributions to all municipalities and counties affected by the error. Corrections shall be without interest.
79.09 79.09 Administration. Counties and municipalities shall submit the information required under this subchapter by the department of revenue on forms prescribed by the department. Annually, each county and municipality may contract with a certified public accountant licensed under ch. 442 to compile and submit to the department the information required.
79.09 History History: 1975 c. 39; 1985 a. 29.
79.095 79.095 State aid; computers.
79.095(1)(1)Definitions. In this section:
79.095(1)(a) (a) “Department" means the department of revenue.
79.095(1)(b) (b) “Gross tax rate" means the property tax rate without consideration of the credits under subch. II.
79.095(1)(bh) (bh) “Inflation factor” means a percentage equal to the average annual percentage change in the U.S. consumer price index for all urban consumers, U.S. city average, as determined by the U.S. department of labor, for the 12 months ending on September 30 of the year before the payment under sub. (4) (b), except that the percentage under this paragraph shall not be less than zero.
79.095(1)(bm) (bm) “Special purpose district" means a metropolitan sewerage district organized under subch. II of ch. 200, a town sanitary district organized under subch. IX of ch. 60, a metropolitan sewerage district created under s. 200.05, or a public inland lake protection and rehabilitation district organized under subch. IV of ch. 33.
79.095(1)(c) (c) “Taxing jurisdiction" means a municipality, county, school district, special purpose district, tax incremental district, environmental remediation tax incremental district, or technical college district.
79.095(2) (2)Reporting. Each municipality shall report to the department the following information:
79.095(2)(a) (a) On or before the 2nd Monday in June, the value of the property that is exempt under s. 70.11 (39) and (39m) in each taxing jurisdiction for which the municipality assesses property.
79.095(2)(b) (b) On or before December 31, the tax rate used for each tax incremental district for which the municipality assesses property and for each environmental remediation tax incremental district for which the municipality assesses property.
79.095(3) (3)Review by department. The department shall adjust each rate reported under sub. (2) (b) to a full-value rate. The department shall review and correct the information submitted under sub. (2) (a), shall determine the full value of all of the property reported under sub. (2) (a) and of all the property under s. 70.995 (12r) and, on or before October 1, shall notify each taxing jurisdiction of the full value of the property that is exempt under s. 70.11 (39) and (39m) and that is located in the jurisdiction. The department shall adjust the full value that is reported to taxing jurisdictions under this subsection in the year after an error occurs or a value has been changed due to an appeal. All disputes between the department and municipalities about the value of the property reported under sub. (2) (a) or of the property under s. 70.995 (12r) shall be resolved by using the procedures under s. 70.995 (8).
79.095(4) (4)Payment.
79.095(4)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), the department shall calculate the payments due each taxing jurisdiction under this section by multiplying the full value as of the January 1 of the preceding year of the property that is exempt under s. 70.11 (39) and (39m) and that is located in the jurisdiction by the full-value gross tax rate of the jurisdiction for the preceding year.
79.095(4)(b) (b) In 2018, each taxing jurisdiction shall receive a payment under this section equal to the payment it received in 2017, multiplied by 1.0147. In 2019, each taxing jurisdiction shall receive a payment under this section equal to the payment it received in the previous year, multiplied by one plus the inflation factor. In 2020, and in each year thereafter, each taxing jurisdiction shall receive a payment under this section equal to the payment it received in the previous year.
79.095(4)(c) (c) The department shall certify the amount of the payment due each taxing jurisdiction to the department of administration, which shall make the payments on or before the 4th Monday in July. For purposes of ch. 121, school districts shall treat the payments made in July under this subsection as if they had been received in the previous school year.
79.095(5) (5)Sunset. Subsections (2), (3), and (4) (a) do not apply with regard to the payments made under this section after July 2017.
79.096 79.096 State aid; personal property.
79.096(1)(1)Beginning in 2019, and in each year thereafter, the department of administration shall pay to each taxing jurisdiction, as defined in s. 79.095 (1) (c), an amount equal to the property taxes levied on the items of personal property described under s. 70.111 (27) (b) for the property tax assessments as of January 1, 2017.
79.096(2) (2)
79.096(2)(a)(a) Each municipality shall report to the department of revenue, in the time and manner determined by the department, the amount of the property taxes levied on the items of personal property described under s. 70.111 (27) (b) for the property tax assessments as of January 1, 2017, on behalf of the municipality and on behalf of other taxing jurisdictions.
79.096(2)(b) (b) Each taxing jurisdiction shall report to the department of revenue, in the time and manner determined by the department, any information the department considers necessary to administer this section.
79.096(3) (3)Each taxing jurisdiction shall attribute to each tax incremental district within the taxing jurisdiction the district's proportionate share of the amount the taxing jurisdiction receives under sub. (1), except that this subsection does not apply after the district closes.
79.096(4) (4)The department of revenue shall certify the amount of the payment due each taxing jurisdiction under sub. (1) to the department of administration, and the department of administration shall make the payment on or before the first Monday in May.
79.096 History History: 2017 a. 59.
79.097 79.097 State aid; video service provider fee.
79.097(1)(1)
79.097(1)(a) (a) In 2020, each municipality that assesses a fee under s. 66.0420 (7) shall receive a payment equal to 0.5 percent of the gross receipts, as reported under sub. (2) (a), used as the basis for the actual fee revenues received by the municipality in 2018.
79.097(1)(b) (b) In 2021, each municipality that assesses a fee under s. 66.0420 (7) shall receive a payment equal to 1 percent of the gross receipts, as reported under sub. (2) (b), used as the basis for the actual fee revenues received by the municipality in 2019.
79.097(1)(c) (c) Beginning in 2022, annually, each municipality that assesses a fee under s. 66.0420 (7) shall receive a payment under this section equal the amount it received in 2021.
79.097(2) (2)Each municipality that is eligible to receive a payment under this section shall report to the department of revenue the following information:
79.097(2)(a) (a) On or before August 15, 2019, the 2018 actual fee revenues from s. 66.0420 (7) and the estimated gross receipts on which the fee revenues are based.
79.097(2)(b) (b) On or before August 15, 2020, the 2019 actual fee revenues from s. 66.0420 (7) and the estimated gross receipts on which the fee revenues are based.
79.097(2)(c) (c) Any other information, provided in the time and manner determined by the department, that the department considers necessary for the administration of this section.
79.097(3) (3)
79.097(3)(a)(a) Annually, on or before October 1, the department of revenue shall notify each municipality that is eligible to receive a payment under this section of the amount of the payment that the municipality shall receive in the following year.
79.097(3)(b) (b) The department of revenue shall certify the amount of the payment due to each taxing jurisdiction under sub. (1) to the department of administration, and the department of administration shall make the payment on or before the 4th Monday in July.
79.097 History History: 2019 a. 9.
subch. II of ch. 79 SUBCHAPTER II
PROPERTY TAX CREDITS
79.10 79.10 Wisconsin state property tax relief.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 18 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on October 1, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after October 1, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 10-1-19)