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Monday thru Friday



The real estate property tax collection season begins on May 21, 2015 and ends on October 26, 2015 with the annual tax sale.


Below is a list of important dates and events. All dates are in 2015:

May 29: Mail tax bills
June 8: Mobile Home Local Services Use Tax Due
July 1: First installment tax payment due
July 10: Sealed Bid Auction
September 1: Second installment tax payment due
September 14: Subsequent tax payments accepted (tentative date)
September 25: Last day to pay taxes with personal or business checks.
After this date, payments must be in cash, cashier's check, money order, or Discover Card.
October 1: Mail delinquent tax notices to owners of record (tentative date)
October 7: Publish the delinquent tax list in local papers
October 23: Last day to pay real estate property taxes and mobile home use taxes
October 26: Tax sale (Adams County Courthouse, Courtroom 2D, 1 PM)


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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