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Real Estate Tax Cycle

Real Estate Tax Cycle

Below you will find how the Real Estate Tax Cycle works in Bureau County, Illinois.


  • Establishes values
  • Approves exemptions
  • Updates name and address information
  • Works splits and combinations
  • Forwards this information to the County Clerk


  • Prints and mails tax bills
  • Collects tax dollars
  • Distributes tax dollars to taxing bodies
  • Conducts delinquent tax sale

County Clerk

  • Establishes the rates
  • Monitors the TIF and enterprise abatements
  • Calculates the tax dollar amounts
  • Forwards this information to the Treasurer