There are many options for Fulton County real estate tax payments. Please choose the most convenient method for you. We accept cash, personal checks, cashiers checks, money orders and credit/debit cards. Do not send cash in the mail. We will not accept post-dated checks or two party checks. If your check is returned by your bank for any reason, you will be charged a $25 returned check fee and your payment will be removed from the system. No credit/debit card payments will be accepted after the 2nd installment due date. No personal checks will be accepted after delinquent certified letters are mailed out September.
CHOOSE YOUR METHOD OF PAYMENT
In Person at the Collectors Office – In the Fulton County Courthouse Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm. If you wait until due date, be advised that there will be a long line. Bring your stubs. We accept cash, personal checks, cashiers checks, money orders & credit/debit cards. There is a convenience fee for all cards.
By Mail – Mail to the address on the tax bill. Make sure it is postmarked timely. A postage meter imprint will not be accepted as proof of a timely payment. Be sure you put on the correct postage. We do not accept postage due mail. Include stubs with your check.Your check is your receipt. Postmarked checks received after the tax sale date will not be accepted.
At a Bank – Most banks in Fulton County collect real estate tax payments during their banking hours. You must have your stubs. You cannot pay at County bank once tax installments become delinquent.
Courthouse Drop Box – Put you check and stubs in an envelope in the drop box located at the back door of the courthouse. After 2:00 pm your payment will be processed on the next day’s date. Do not put cash into the drop box. Your check is your receipt.
By Internet Transaction – You may pay your timely tax payment via the internet, at https://fultoncountyil.gov/ipayments/ With this system; you may pay with most credit/debit cards and you will be assessed a user fee that will be calculated by the system. The convenience fee will be disclosed to to you prior to finalization of the transaction. Online payments will not be accepted after the second installment due date.
By Phone – Please check back in the future.