(1) Subject to sub. (2), no action to quiet title, to remove a cloud on title; to cancel, to annul or
to set aside any tax deed; of ejectment, of trespass, of waste or for other injury
to land shall be brought as to lands purporting to be conveyed by a tax deed void
on its face after the expiration of 3 years from the time of the recording of the
(2) The limitation period under sub. (1) does not apply unless each of the following occurs:
(a) The original owner or those claiming under the original owner have failed to pay
or redeem all of the taxes levied on the lands from the time of the levy of the tax
for the nonpayment of which the tax deed was issued to the time of the recording of
the tax deed.
(b) The grantee in the tax deed or those claiming under the grantee in the tax deed
have paid or redeemed all of the taxes levied on the lands for the 3 years after the
recording of the tax deed.
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