Treasurer

Lydia Hutchcraft, COUNTY TREASURER
Carroll County Courthouse
P.O. Box 198
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
Phone: (815) 244-0243
Fax: (815) 244-9181

The County Treasurer's Office has the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare all County property and mobile home taxes; collects the revenue and distributes it to fifty different taxing districts
  • Invests all County funds under jurisdiction into interest bearing funds, approximately seventy different accounts
  • Handles approximately thirty different funds besides the real estate taxes and mobile home taxes. Examples: County highway funds, township motor fuel funds, County motor fuel funds, bridge aid, inheritance taxes, etc.
  • Handles the payroll reports, retirement funds, and County health insurance
  • Issues all W-2 forms at the end of the year for all County employees
  • Is the Treasurer of the County 5% hotel/motel tax and is the Treasurer of the ETSB Board

Important Property Tax Dates in 2022

May 16TH Property tax bills will be mailed
May 16th thru September 1st Participating banks will accept property tax payments
May 16th thru Oct 21st Payments can be made online
July 1st First installment due date
July 2nd 1.5% monthly interest on unpaid first installment payments begins accruing and increases an additional 1.5% on the seventh day of each successive month
TBD Last Day to Bid – Carroll County Surplus Real Estate Sealed Bid Auction
September 1st Second installment due date
September 1st Last day to make payments at banks
September 2nd 1.5% monthly interest on unpaid second installment payments begins accruing and increases an additional 1.5% on the sixth day of each month
September 26th Last day to pay property taxes with non-certified funds in our office
September 26th Publication cut off date.  Last day to pay property taxes without the $10.00 publication fee.
Week of October 3rd Delinquent taxes will be published
November 2nd Last day to pay property taxes in our office. 
November 3rd Annual Sale of delinquent taxes


  1. PROPERTY ASSESSMENT AND TAX SEARCH
  2. TAX BUYER REGISTRATION 2022
  3. LETTERS TO TAX BUYERS 2022
  4. PAYING YOUR TAXES 2022
  5. TAX SALE INFORMATION 2022 REVISED

IMPORTANT TAX DATES  2022

Who do I talk to about my back taxes or taxes sold at the tax sale?

Who do I talk to about my exemptions?

Who do I talk to about address changes?

How do I look up my taxes online?

Can I print my tax bill online?

Can I use a credit card to pay for my current year taxes?