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Ford County, Illinois - Assessor's Office

The Ford County Assessor is responsible for appraising real estate and assessing a property tax on properties located in Ford County, Illinois. You can contact the Ford County Assessor for:

  • Your property tax bill
  • Appealing your property tax appraisal
  • Checking the Ford County property tax due date
  • Information on your property's tax assessment
  • Reporting upgrades or improvements
  • Paying your property tax

200 W State StreetThe Ford County Assessor's Office is located in Paxton, Illinois. Paxton is the county seat of Ford County, where most local government offices are located. The assessor's office is located in the same building as the Ford County Courthouse, at 200 West State Street, Room 104.

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Ford 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 Ford County Tax Assessor may also serve as the Ford County Tax Appraiser.

  1. The Ford County Tax Assessor is responsible for setting property tax rates and collecting owed property tax on real estate located in Ford County.
  2. The Ford 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.
  3. The Ford County Tax Collector is responsible for collecting property tax from property owners. They issue yearly tax bills to all property owners in Ford County, and work with the sheriff's office to foreclose on properties with delinquent taxes.

When contacting Ford County about your property taxes, make sure that you are contacting the correct office. You can call the Ford County Tax Assessor's Office for assistance at 217-379-9430. Remember to have your property's Tax ID Number or Parcel Number available when you call!

Please call the assessor's office in Paxton before you send documents or if you need to schedule a meeting. If you have general questions, you can call the Ford County Courthouse at 217-379-2721.

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The median property tax in Ford County, Illinois is $1,806.00

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