Payment Options


Pay real estate property tax payments online by e-check, debit card or credit card. This option is not available for mobile home tax payments. Convenience fees apply:

$2.00 for each e-check payment.

$1.50 plus 2.25% of the total payment for each credit card and debit card payment

Debit cards have transaction limits. Contact your bank to confirm your limit.

In Person

Our office hours are 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m., Monday through Friday.  We are located inside the N 5th St entrance to the courthouse.

Drop Box

There is a secure deposit box outside the N 5th St entrance for your convenience twenty-four hours a day. (No cash payments please.)

By Mail

Mail tax payments to:

Adams County Collector
507 Vermont St STE G12
Quincy, IL 62301-2998

The postmark date determines the payments date. Payments with postmarks on or before the due date are considered paid on time regardless of the delivery date. Payments with postmarks after the due date are late and must include interest and fees as shown on your payment stub.


Real Estate Only: For a listing of banks, click here Banks that Accept Tax Payments. Banks cannot accept payment after the due dates.

Bank Online Billpay Use your bank's online billpay system. Create a separate biller for each property. Enter the complete Property Index Number as the account (omit dashes). Pay the exact amount due for one or both installments including any late fees. Click here for specific instructions.

Discover Card
(In Person)

Discover Card is accepted in person, in our office. The following convenience fee schedule is based on the total amount of the transaction and is retained by Discover Card.

$0.00 - $500.00 .................... $ 6.00
$500.01 - $1,000.00 ............. $12.00
$1,000.01 - $2,000.00 .......... $22.00
$2,000.01 - $3,000.00 .......... $29.00
$3,000.01 and up ................. $38.00