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First installment due on real estate taxes

Published: Monday, June 30, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – The first installment due date of 2013 real estate taxes is July 11.

John F. Fritts, Lee County treasurer said that several bills have been returned from the post office with incorrect addresses. He asks that any taxpayer who did not receive a bill contact the treasurer’s office.

Taxes may be paid at any bank in Lee County, by mail, at the treasurer’s office in the Old Lee County Courthouse, 112. E. Second St., or online at illinoispay.com. E-pay does attach a convenience fee per parcel.

Questions regarding taxes should be directed to the treasurer’s office on the second floor of the courthouse. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Interest penalty on delinquent taxes is 1.5 percent per month or any fraction thereof. Payments postmarked July 11 will be accepted without penalty.

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