Mechanic Liens

For information, please refer to Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 770, Liens. Further information on mechanic liens can be found in the chapter on Searching for a document.

State and Federal Government Liens

Information concerning state tax liens can be found in the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 35 ILCS, Act 5, Article 11, Liens and Jeopardy Assessments.

If you have any questions, you may contact the Illinois Department of Revenue at either of the following locations:

Illinois Department of Revenue
Willard Ice Building
Attn: Lien Unit
101 W. Jefferson, P O Box 19035
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9035
Phone: (217) 782-3336


Illinois Department of Revenue
245 West Roosevelt Road
Building # 4
West Chicago, Illinois 60185
Phone: (630) 293-8300


Illinois Department of Revenue
Phone: (312) 814-3500

Information on federal tax liens can be obtained from the Internal Revenue Service at either of the following offices:

Internal Revenue Service
Manager Review & Lien Unit
230 S. Dearborn, 17th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60690
Attn: Lien Unit
Phone: (312) 886-4461


Internal Revenue Service
2001 Butterfield Road
12th Floor
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
Phone: (630) 743-0533
Toll Free Number: (800) 829-3676