Final timeline set for La Salle County real estate taxes

Nov. 8 last day to pay taxes before they are sold

Property owners who have not paid their taxes as of Friday, Sept. 24, will receive a certified letter, according to the La Salle County Treasurer’s Office.

A $10 certified letter fee is added to any payments received at the treasurer’s office after Sept. 24. The interest changes after the first of each month. For amount due, call the treasurer’s office at 815-434-8219 or refer to the tax bill.

Oct. 8 will be the last to pay before names are published in the newspaper.

Oct. 8 will be the last day the treasurer’s office will accept personal checks.

After Oct. 8, the treasurer’s office will only accept certified funds, cashier’s checks, money order, credit card or cash in the office. Residents may also pay by credit card online.

The week of Oct. 11 all unpaid taxes will be published in local newspapers.

On Nov. 6, the credit card option will end. The drop box at the La Salle County Governmental Complex on Etna Road in Ottawa will be closed 8 a.m. Nov. 8.

Nov. 8 will be the last day to pay taxes before they are sold at the tax sale. The treasurer’s office will accept payments until 4:30 p.m. at the office on that date. No payments will be accepted after this date. All unpaid taxes will be sold Nov. 9.