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Stephanie Helms

Treasurer
815-235-8264
shelms@stephensoncountyil.gov

Stephenson County Treasurer
50 West Douglas, Suite 503
Freeport, IL 61032
815-235-8264
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Treasurer-Collector

It is the purpose of the Stephenson County Treasurer to conduct the duties of the office with professionalism, accountability and integrity. The County Treasurer promotes an atmosphere of cooperation with all county departments, the County Board and private businesses. The County Treasurer and her staff are dedicated to serving the public in a friendly and efficient manner. Through the use of traditional standards and new technology, it is the goal of the County Treasurer to conduct all the duties of the office in the best interests of the taxpayers by providing exceptional public service, while maintaining a conservative budget.

IMPORTANT STEPHENSON COUNTY PROPERTY TAX DATES FOR 2021

May 27 Property tax bills mailed
June 1 - July 16 Banks will accept 1st and 2nd installment tax payments
June 1 - November 18 Payments may be made online at GovPay
JULY 16 FIRST INSTALLMENT DUE DATE
July 17 1.5% monthly interest penalty begins accruing on unpaid first installment payments; increases additional 1.5% on the first day of each successive month. Banks will accept only 2nd installment payments through September 17
August 6 Deadline to submit bids for Stephenson County Surplus Real Estate Sealed Bid Auction
August 23 Mobile Home bills mailed
SEPTEMBER 17 SECOND INSTALLMENT DUE DATE
September 18 1.5% monthly interest penalty begins accruing on unpaid second installment payments; increases additional 1.5% on the third day of each successive month
October 19 Last day to pay taxes with personal checks
October 29 Mobile Home bills due
November 2 Last day to pay to avoid newspaper publication. Delinquent Notices mailed
November 18 Final day to pay taxes
November 19 Annual sale of delinquent taxes

2020 PAYABLE 2021 INSTALLMENT DUE DATES FOR PROPERTY TAXES ARE;
1st Installment - Friday, July 16th, 2021
2nd Installment - Friday, September 17th, 2021



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