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August 30, 2012

For Immediate Release

Contact: Lake County Treasurer's Office


Property Taxes: 2nd Installment Due Date September 6


The second installment of Lake County property taxes is due Thursday, September 6. A

second bill will not be mailed to homeowners. Per Illinois Statute, any payment received after the due date must include a 1.5% monthly penalty.   



Payment Option


U.S. Mail

18 N. County Street

Waukegan, IL 60085

On-line by credit card or e-check

A processing fee will be charged by the processing company.


In person at most Lake County banks

Must bring original bill or a copy of the bill


Drop box

Must pay by check and include tax bill stub in sealed envelope.


  • 18 N. County Street, Waukegan Waukegan Drop Box
  • Libertyville campus off Winchester Road, a half block west of Milwaukee AvenueLibertyville Drop Box

Look for "Collectors Drop Box" sign.



"The Treasurer's Office typically experiences long lines close to the property tax due date so I encourage taxpayers to take advantage of one of the alternative payment methods," said Lake County Treasurer Robert Skidmore. "Payments must be made or postmarked before September 6 in order to avoid paying penalties."   

Office hours:

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Due Date, September 6, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.


More information:

Lake County Treasurer's Office