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Treasurer

Treasurer
Name: Bev Lower
Email: lower@mercercountyil.org

100 SE Third Street
Aledo, IL 61231
Phone: (309) 582-2524
Fax: (309) 582-7022

ATTENTION TAXING BODIES:  Settlement distributions to date for the last three years are available by clicking on the following:

Distribution Sheets 2018 1 / 2 / Final    Distribution Sheets 2019 2 / Final   Distribution Sheets 2020 1 / 2 / Final

Tax Records can now be searched at merceril.devnetwedge.com

TAXES

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR PAYMENT STUBS WITH YOUR PAYMENTS!!

Taxes may be paid in one of the following ways:

1) Drop box - there are two drop box locations at the Courthouse.  One is located outside the building and the other is located on the 2nd floor outside of the Collector's office.  Please put payments in an envelope labeled "County Collector" if you plan to use the drop box system.  You should use your check or money order as your receipt.  If you would like a receipt mailed to you, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your payment.

2) Mail - you may mail your tax payment to:  Mercer County Collector's Office, 100 SE 3rd St., Aledo, IL  61231.  You should use your check or money order as your receipt.  If you would like a receipt mailed to you,  please include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your payment.

3) Bank - you may pay your taxes at any bank in Mercer County as well as at  Reynolds State Bank in Reynolds or CBI Bank & Trust in Buffalo Prairie.  If you pay at the bank, they will mark your bill as paid.

4) Online - you may also pay your taxes by clicking PAY PROPERTY TAXES HERE .  A third party handling fee will apply.  Please print your receipt.

PLEASE CHECK OUT THE BENEFITS TO SIGNING UP FOR ENOTICES AT https://enoticesonline.com/ WHERE YOU CAN PRINT A COPY OF YOUR BILL, DIRECT YOU TO OUR PAY ONLINE SITE, AND RECEIVE ALL EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS THAT THE COUNTY ISSUES.  YOU CAN ALSO SET YOUR PAYMENT TO COME OUT OF YOUR ACCOUNT AT A LATER DATE SO YOU DON'T FORGET AND YOU WILL BE SENT AN EMAIL A COUPLE OF DAYS BEFORE NOTIFYING YOU.

A penalty 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 responsible 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 for homeowners or $5 for non home ownsers, $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
Taxes may be paid at the County Collector / Treasurer's Office at the Mercer County Courthouse (Open Monday - Friday, 8am to 4pm).  Taxes may also be mailed to Mercer County Collector @ 100 SE 3rd Street, 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.