Real Estate Tax Due Dates:
1st Installment Due Date: August 20, 2021
Penalty Begins: August 21, 2021
2nd Installment Due Date: September 20, 2021
Penalty Begins: September 21, 2021
Mobile Home Due Dates: August 12, 2021
Penalty Begins: August 13, 2021
Tax Sale Date: December 3, 2021
9:00am Upstairs in Courtroom
Please be advised that entry is allowed ONLY through the East Doors of the Hamilton County Courthouse.
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday
Tax payments can be made in the office, by mail, the DROP BOX installed on the South Side of the Courthouse, online at govtechtaxpro.com or by phone at 877-237-0753.
Real Estate Payments can also be made at local banks if paid on or before the due date.
Tax Payments made after the tax sale should be paid in the County Clerk’s Office with certified funds. (Cash, Cashier’s Check or Money Order)
Bad checks will have a $25.00 fee.
No Personal checks will be accepted 30 days prior to the Tax Sale
(35 ILCS 200/20-15): “The failure or neglect of the collector to mail the bill, or the failure of the taxpayer to receive the bill, shall not affect the validity of any tax, or the liability for the payment of any tax.”