Effingham County, Illinois - Assessor's Office
The Effingham County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Effingham County, Illinois. You can contact the Effingham County Assessor for:
- Your property tax bill
- Reporting upgrades or improvements
- Checking the Effingham County property tax due date
- Appealing your property tax appraisal
- Information on your property's tax assessment
- Paying your property tax
The Effingham County Assessor's Office is located in Effingham, Illinois.
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Effingham County Assessor's Office Services
There are three major roles involved in administering property taxes - Tax Assessor, Property Appraiser, and Tax Collector. Note that in some counties, one or more of these roles may be held by the same individual or office. For example, the Effingham County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Effingham County Tax Appraiser.
- The Effingham County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Effingham County.
- The Effingham County Property Appraiser is responsible for determining the taxable value of each piece of real estate, which the Tax Assessor will use to determine the owed property tax.
- The Effingham County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Effingham County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.
When contacting Effingham County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Effingham County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 217-342-6711. Remember to have your property's Tax ID Number or Parcel Number available when you call!
If you have documents to send, you can fax them to the Effingham County assessor's office at 217-342-6124. Please call the assessor's office in Effingham before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting.