Locally Collected Taxes – COVID19 updates

February tax liability due March 20, 2020 Penalty fees are waived through June 30th
March tax liability due April 20, 2020 Penalty fess are waived through June 30th
April tax liability due May 20, 2020 Penalty fees are waived through June 30th
May tax liability due June 22, 2020 Penalty Fees are waived through June 30th
June tax liability due July 20, 2020 Filing and payment due July 20th
  • You are eligible for the prompt payment discount only if you file and pay by the 20th of the month following the tax liability month.
  • If your business is closed and had no sales for an entire liability month, you should file a 0 (zero) return
  • City offices are currently open to the public with limited cashiering hours from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  You are encouraged to mail your return and payment.  There is also a payment drop box located on the east side of the Civic Center on Jackson Street.  Please do not put cash in the drop box.

This information will be updated if additional changes are made. Please call 217-424-2854 if you have questions. If your call goes to voicemail, leave a message and your call will be returned within two business days.


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