Address Change Procedure

Illinois Compiled Statutes (35 ILCS, 200/20-20) requires “no change of address shall be implemented unless the person requesting the change is the owner of the property, a trustee or a person holding the power of attorney from the owner or trustee of the property.” Billing cannot be changed to a contract buyer without the signature […]

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What happens if I am late paying my taxes?

By Illinois State Law, failure to receive a tax bill or receiving a bill late, for any reason, does not relieve the taxpayer from taxes or late penalties. If you do not receive a tax bill, you should contact the Treasurer’s Office. You will only receive one tax bill per year. The bill has two […]

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Mobile Home Taxes

In Illinois, Mobile homes are billed as “Mobile Home Privilege Tax”. The computation of Mobile Home Tax differs from Real Estate Tax. Tax bills are issued to mobile home owners based on the age and square footage of the mobile home. Mobile home bills are mailed to the owners in March. The owner has 60 […]

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Real Estate Tax Payment Options

Payments can be made in several ways In person – at the Macon County Treasurer’s Office, 141 S Main Street Room 302 during regular business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. We accept cash, money order, cashier’s check and certified check. We also take Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover Credit […]

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Understanding Your Tax Bill

Tax bills are mailed out in May each year. The first installment is due 30 days after the bill is mailed and the second installment is due September 1 (unless that falls on a weekend or Labor Day in which case it would be the first working day after that). Real estate taxes are billed […]

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