Nikki Meier, Livingston County Treasurer, has announced that the Livingston County real estate tax bills were mailed on Thursday, May 25, 2023. A total of 25,906 tax bills were mailed. The estimated total tax revenue to be collected is $80,888,022.72, which will be distributed to 203 taxing bodies within the County.
The first installment will be due on Thursday, July 13, 2023 and the second installment will be due on Wednesday, September 13, 2023. Payments may be made in the office or put into either of the two payment drop boxes at the Historic Courthouse. One is located next to the south entrance at the top of the stairs and the other is located on ground level on the west side next to the elevator. Payments may also be paid by mail or paid at most banks within the county.
Payments using a credit or debit card or E-check may be made on the County’s website. Please go to www.livingstoncountyil.gov and click on the Treasurer’s page. The credit card companies do charge a 2.25% convenience fee and the fee may appear separately on both your receipt and monthly statement. The fee for processing an E-check is a flat rate of $2.00. Online payments using a credit or debit card will be accepted up through Friday, November 6, 2023.
After September 13th, payments will not be accepted at area banks and MUST be made directly to the Treasurer’s office. Personal checks will not be accepted after October 16, 2023 and payment after that date must be made with a cashier’s check, money order, credit card or cash.
Delinquent Notices will be mailed out approximately October 16, 2023. The names of delinquent property owners will be published in the local newspapers during the week of October 23, 2023.
The annual tax sale is scheduled for November 17, 2023.
Several items are printed on the reverse side of the tax bill which may answer most taxpayer questions. A list of due dates is listed on the Treasurers page of the County website.
For further information please call between 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. Monday-Friday.
Exemptions/Assessments/Name or Address Changes = Assessor’s office @ 815-844-7214
Tax rates/Prior Year Redemptions = County Clerk @ 815-844-2006
Payment questions = Treasurer’s office @ 815-844-2306