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Property Taxes

Illinois Praised as Property Tax Model for Wind Farms

Dec 11, 2017
Darrell Hoemann/ Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting

Illinois' taxing model for wind energy companies is touted as one of the best in the country, bringing in $30.4 million in property taxes in 2016, according to economic experts. Barton DeLacy, a tax expert from Chicago, said that the Illinois system is a good model that is very close to the value he gives to wind farms and is much more consistent than in other states.

Galesburg Begins Budget Process

Nov 6, 2014
T.J. Carson

Galesburg is considering whether to implement new and increased fees to make up for a projected budget shortfall.

Residents of the Monmouth-Roseville School District are again being asked to pay more in property taxes.

Annual Tax Sale In Lee County

Jun 9, 2014

More than 1,000 properties in Lee County will be sold through an auction on Monday, June 16.  The vast majority are located in Keokuk.