To Participate in the annual delinquent tax sale as a tax investor:
Refer to Illinois State Statutes, Chapter 35.
Register in writing at least ten (10) working days prior to tax sale with the Treasurer.
Submit registration fee of $500.
Delinquent tax listings are published in local newspapers throughout the county.
A delinquent tax list will be available a few weeks before the sale.
Contact the Treasurer's Office regarding availability date and costs. (618-825-2455)
Annual automated tax sales are conducted at the end of each tax cycle (typically in November).
The tax sale this year will be held February 16, 2021. The County Courthouse will be closed February 15, 2021.
Sale hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
A few days after the sale, certificates are issued and payments are due.
Subsequent taxes may be paid in the Collector's Office two weeks after the second installment due date.
For additional information, contact Sara Morgan Francis (618) 825-2455.
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