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The Crawford County Collector mailed out approximately 19,000 real estate tax bills for the year 2019 and will collect right at $32.4 million.
In Crawford County, a single tax bill is issued for the full year’s taxes. That bill is payable in two equal installments. Crawford County taxpayers D0 NOT receive a second bill when the second installment is due.
Taxes can be paid in person at the Crawford County Treasurer’s Office, 100 Douglas Street, Courthouse Annex, by cash or check (payable to Crawford County Collector). Payment can also be made at all Crawford County Banks by cash or check. To pay at the bank, you must bring the original tax bill with you.
2018 Payable 2019 Important Tax Dates:
Mobile Home Mailed: June 11th, 2019
Mobile Home Due Date: Sept 4th, 2019
Real Estate Tax Bills Mailed Out: June 12th, 2019
1st Due Date: July 16th, 2019
2nd Due Date: Sept. 6th, 2019
To pay by credit card, click on the GovPayNet link above and follow prompts (most major credit cards accepted) EPay charges a fee for the credit card service.
As required by the State Statutes, taxes paid or postmarked after the due date must include interest.
Final Certified notices for unpaid real estate taxes will be mailed the week of October 4th, 2019. The Collector shall collect $10.00 from the taxpayer to cover the cost of registered mailing and the costs of advertisement and publication, additional fees will be added at the time of the tax sale for unpaid real estate taxes.
Annually, the County of Crawford holds a tax sale of all the current delinquent real estate taxes. At the sale, tax buyers will bid on the percentage of penalty that will be charged to the taxpayer. You MUST be present to bid. The penalty starts at 18% per six-month period and decreases as the tax buyers bid competitively against one another. The lowest percentage is accepted and will be calculated at six-month intervals from the date of the tax sale.
Mobile Home Tax:
There are approximately 683 mobile home bills issued in Crawford County. The amount billed for the 2019 year was approximately $67,000. In accordance with Illinois law, tax bills are issued to mobile homeowners based on the age of the home and the square footage of the home.
Crawford County Treasurer – Estate Tax
ALL ESTATE TAX PAYMENTS MUST BE PAID AND MADE PAYABLE TO: ILLINOIS STATE TREASURER AND MAILED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
ILLINOIS STATE TREASURER’S OFFICE
ATTN: ESTATE TAX SECTION
400 WEST MONROE STREET-4TH FLOOR
SPRINGFIELD, IL 62704-1800
You may make payment in person at:
Illinois State Treasurer’s Office Illinois State Treasurer’s Office
400 W. Monroe Street,4th Floor 100 West Randolph St., Suite 15-600
Springfield, IL 62704 Chicago, IL 60601
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