Winnebago County Treasurer’s Office open until 7 p.m., Friday, June 15
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Winnebago County Treasurer Susan Goral’s office will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 7 p.m., Friday, June 15, to receive first installment payments of real estate property taxes, due on that date.
Although the Treasurer’s Office will be open on June 15 until 7 p.m., the Treasurer encourages taxpayers to mail their payments on or before the June 15 due date (postmarks are accepted), or to utilize any of the participating local banks or credit unions to pay their taxes.
Discover Card is the only credit card accepted in the Treasurer’s Office. You can also go to the website www.winnebagotreasurer.com to pay lone, by check or credit card (MasterCard, AmericanExpress, Discover or VISA), or you can pay be credit card by calling Illinois E-Pay at 1-877-690-3729. A convenience fee will be charged by Illinois E-Pay when you pay by credit card. You may also pay through Illinois E-Pay by VISA debit card for a $3.95 fee. There is no fee to pay by online check.
First installments that have not been paid by the June 15 due date will incur a penalty of 1.5 percent per month and cannot be paid at local banks; taxpayers should call the Treasurer’s Office at (815) 319-4400 for correct amount due prior to mailing payments after the June 15 due date.
If you did not receive a tax bill this year, and you have not changed your address at the Treasurer’s Office, please call (815) 319-4400 to make arrangements to have a form mailed to you, or go to the Treasurer’s website at www.winnebagotreasurer.com and print out a change form. Changing your address at the post office will NOT change your mailing address for tax bills.
Posted June 13, 2012
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