Tax Records can now be searched at merceril.devnetwedge.com
ATTENTION TAXING BODIES: Settlement distributions to date for the last two years are available by clicking on the following:
2014 Distributions 2015 Settlement Final Distribution Sheets 2016 1 / 2 / Final
THE MERCER COUNTY TAX SALE WILL BE HELD AT 9AM ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 13, 2015
BUYER PACKETS CAN BE FOUND HERE
Taxes may be paid on the 2nd floor
of Mercer County Courthouse, Mercer County Treasurers / Collector office from 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday and at the following banks in Mercer County: Bank Orion - Aledo, 1st Community - Aledo / Sherrard, Joy State Bank - Joy / New Boston, Freedom - Seaton, Reynolds State Bank, Buffalo Prairie State Bank, and Farmer's State Bank - Aledo, Viola, Alexis, New Windsor.
Taxes may also be paid by mail: Mercer County Collector, PO Box 228 Aledo, IL 61231. Tax stubs MUST be mailed along with payments. If you want a receipt please provide a self addressed envelope or mail the entire bill with your payment making sure that the mailing address is correct. Make checks, draft or money order payable to: Mercer County Collector.
Taxes may also be paid by credit / debit cards 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via Internet at:
A SERVICE FEE IS CHARGED FOR THE TRANSACTION
of 1 1/2 percent per month or part of a month will be added to each past due installment. The County collector is not respondible for the omission of property or for the payment on wrong tracts or lots. Please keep your copies of this bill. Duplicate copies will be charged as follows: $2 in office or mailed, $3 email or $5 faxed. No partial payments will be accepted. Payments must be made in full installments as shown on the bill or be paid in full at any time by the due dates. No personal checks or credit card payments will be accepted 30 days prior to the tax sale. Please call the office after the due dates to find out what payment options are being accepted.
FOR ADDRESS CHANGES NOTIFY: MERCER COUNTY ASSESSOR'S OFFICE, 100 SE 3RD ST ALEDO, IL 61231 OR CALL (309)582-7814
MOBILE HOME PRIVILEGE TAX
be paid at the County Collector / Treasurer's Office at the Mercer County Courthouse (Open Monday - Friday, 8am to 4pm). Also at Farmer's State Bank in Aledo, IL. Please let them know that your are paying Mobile Home taxes. No other bank may accept these taxes. Taxes may also be mailed to Mercer County Collector @ PO Box 228, Aledo, IL 61231. Please mail tax stub with you payment. Mobile Home taxes cannot be paid by Credit Card.
THE PUBLIC ACT 96-1477 READS THAT A MOBILE HOME OR MANUFACTURED HOME TAXED UNDER THE MOBILE HOME LOCAL SERVICES TAX OR AS IT IS CALLED THE "PRIVILEGE TAX", ON JANUARY 1, 2011, CONTINUES TO BE TAXED UNDER THAT ACT UNTIL THE HOME IS 1) SOLD, 2) TRANSFERRED OR 3) RELOCATED TO ANOTHER PARCEL OUTSIDE A MOBILE HOME PARK. IF ANY OF THESE THREE EVENTS OCCUR, THEN THE MOBILE OR MANUFACTURED HOME MUST BE THEN BE ASSESSED AS REAL PROPERTY.