Property Tax Inquiry

View property assessment & tax information with on the Coles County Property Tax Inquiry Portal.

Real Estate Taxes

We are happy to welcome you as usual to the Treasurer's office. We accept cash, checks as a form of payment for your real estate taxes. Most credit cards are accepted; instructions are on the back of the tax bill (additional fees apply).

Key Dates

The key dates for the 2021/2022 Real Estate tax cycle

Coles County Treasurer

George Edwards

Current Reminders

Due dates are July 1, 2022 and Sept. 1, 2022



Relief Funds

Recently passed relief fund for past due mortgages, property taxes, and other property related delinquencies. This program is being administered through the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA).
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Public Notice

Welcome to the Coles County Treasurer's Web site. Our Web site is designed to answer the most common questions regarding our office. If you have questions or suggestions regarding our site, please call us at (217) 348-0511 or e-mail us at gedwards@co.coles.il.us




The County Treasurer serves as both Treasurer and Collector for the County. The Treasurer is responsible for depositing, investing, and disbursing funds for Coles County. The Collector is responsible for billing, investing, and distributing property taxes.

In Coles County, approximately 25,000 real estate tax bills are mailed each year, and collections are over 44 million in tax dollars. These funds are distributed to over 60 taxing districts.




"Our Promise to You"

The Coles County Treasurer's Office works for the taxpayers and the taxing districts of the County. We are here to serve you. Our goal is to provide professional and courteous service to all of Coles County.

If you'd like to view the real estate taxes on a particular piece of property, you now may do this online at property tax public inquiry.

Tax Protest

To protest your tax bill, you must have your bill paid in full and file a tax objection with the Coles County Circuit Clerk. The law provides deadlines for each condition to be met.

Sr. Citizen Tax Deferral

The Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Deferral Program is a tax relief program that allows qualified senior citizens to defer all or part of payments for property taxes and special assessments on their principal residences.

Investment Policy

It is the policy of the Coles County Treasurer to invest public funds in a manner which will provide the highest investment return with the maximum security while meeting the daily cash flow demands of Coles County and conforming to all State statutes governing the investment of public funds.