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

The Treasurer is accepting real estate property tax prepayments through December 31, 2016 for taxes payable in 2017. Prepayments will bear a receipt date in 2016. Prepayments sent by mail must be postmarked on or before December 31, 2016.

Taxpayers may prepay taxes up to the whole dollar amount of the previous tax bill. For example, a taxpayer may prepay up to $798.00 if their previous tax amount was $798.77. If paying on multiple parcels, please provide the parcel number and amount paid for each parcel.

The office will be closed on Friday, December 23, 2016 and Monday, December 26, 2016. The office will not be open on Saturday, December 31, 2016.

Tax information is available online at


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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