Office Hours:   8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Monday thru Friday

DID YOU KNOW:  Tax records and duplicate tax bills are available online at no charge at the following links:

2017 Tax Year (Taxes Payable in 2018)

The real estate property tax collection season begins with the mailing of tax bills and ends on October 29, 2018 with the annual tax sale.

All dates are in 2018. Dates marked with a * are tentative and may change:

March 15 * Mail mobile home tax bills
April 6 * Receive tax data from County Clerk
(required to print and mail tax bills)
April 30 * Mail real estate property tax bills
May 15 * Contact the Collector at 217-277-2245 if you
haven't received your real estate tax bill
June 1 * PROPERTY TAX DUE (first or both installments)
September 1 PROPERTY TAX DUE (second installment)
September 28
Cashier’s check, money order, cash, or Discover required for late tax payments.  Personal, business or e-checks are no longer accepted.
October 1 Add $10 mail and publication fee to unpaid taxes
October 4 * Mail certified notices of delinquent tax
October 10 * Publish Delinquent Tax List
October 12 Last day to register for tax sale
October 25 Judgment Day
October 26 Last day to pay taxes before tax sale
October 29 TAX SALE

Always review the back of the bill for payment options and collector policies.  Call 217-277-2245 if you have any questions.


Treasurer Duties:

     ·   Receives and safely keeps the revenues and other public monies of the County
Collects property taxes
Distributes the monies collected to the proper recipients
Invests surplus funds
Pays the County’s bills as directed by the Adams County Board
Co-signature authorization on county checks
Store and disseminate tax records



·   Full-time staff consists of the Deputy Treasurer and three clerks.

·   Part-time staff assists during the collection of real estate taxes.



The following records or documents available for immediate release upon request.
Per Illinois statute, fees apply to items with an asterisk (*).

     ·   Tax records*
Tax bills*
Adams County Annual Financial Reports
County Funds Summary
County Summary Revenue Report
County Summary Budget and Expenditures Report


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