Attention Mortgage Companies and Title Companies:
There is a duplicate bill fee of $3.00 per parcel if you do not have the original bill. Please enclose a separate check for this cost when mailing payments.
This bill fee does NOT pertain to homeowners mailing payments or payments made in person.

Property tax payments are no longer accepted in the Winnebago County Treasurer's Office for the 2020 or prior tax years. You will need to contact the Winnebago County Clerks office at 815-319-4253 for redemption amounts. The amounts showing online are NOT correct. You will NOT be able to make these payments online through this website.

The 2021 tax bill amounts will not be available until May of 2022.
Amounts will be reflected online when available.

See Real Estate Taxes Tab for payment information

Partial Payments will NO longer be accepted

To use online payments you first need to look up your tax bill by selecting Online Property Tax Bill in the Quicklinks box to the right. Enter your parcel number or address number and street name to retrieve your bill. Select correct year. Follow the prompts to pay your bill with either your online check or credit/debit card. All fees are charged by Paymentus (a tax payment service) and not charged or collected by Winnebago County Treasurerís Office.

For your convenience we offer the following payment options online:

1. Online Transfers from your checking or savings account through our website at no charge. Click on the link below and follow prompts to pay your bill through Illinois Bank and Trust. You do not have to have an account with Illinois Bank and Trust to use this free service. Enter your bank routing number and your checking account number.

Click here for online check payment processed through Illinois Bank and Trust (NO FEES)

2. Online credit, debit or check payment through Paymentus with fees.
  • Online payment with VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit cards, for a fee of 2.29%.
  • VISA debit card payments for a fee of $2.95.
  • MasterCard debit card payments for a fee of 2.29%.
  • Online check through Paymentus for a fee of $.45.
Click here for online credit, debit or check payments through Paymentus (WITH FEES)

You can also call Paymentus directly at 1-855-385-1174 to make payments with credit or debit cards.

Our goal is to provide you with as many convenient ways to pay your Real Estate Taxes as possible. You can pay at many local Banks and Credit Unions, by mail, in person, and now online or toll free. Paying taxes is never fun, but we are striving to make it easy.

Use the link to the right and sign up for email reminders. An automatic email will be sent to remind you one week prior about taxes being due and before the tax sale. Register — It's Free!

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