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Tax Redemption

​​​​​Every year on the last Monday of October, the Kane County Treasurer holds its annual tax sale to auction off all unpaid taxes for the current year. Any questions on Tax Sale procedures and delinquent property lists should be addressed to the Kane Treasurer.

If your unpaid taxes have been sold, the Clerk's office can provide you with an Estimate of Redemption, detailing the amount necessary to redeem (pay) your taxes and remove the threat of losing your property.

Redemption can only be made by means of cash, certified funds or money order made payable to the Kane County Clerk. Once the redemption is satisfied a receipt will be issued.

If the property owner fails to pay taxes the next year by the third week in September, the tax buyer who purchased the prior year can purchase the subsequent year at 12% interest.

The property owner has a period of 2 1/2 to 3 years to redeem their property before losing their property. Six(6) months prior to the expiration date, deed proceedings can begin. Any costs incurred in the deed process will be added to the redemption.

collapse Group : Tax Bill Explanation ‎(1)
Tax Bill Explanation
collapse Group : Tax Buyer Information packet ‎(1)
Tax Buyer Guide
collapse Group : Tax Sale Judgment Books ‎(20)
2022 Judgment Book
2021 Judgment Book
2020 Judgment Book
2019 Judgment book
2018 Judgment Book (3.5 mb)
2017 Judgment Book
2016 Judgment Book
2015 Judgment Book
2014 Judgment Book
2013 Judgment Book
2012 Judgment Book
2011 Judgment Book
2010 Judgment Book
2009 Judgment Book
2008 Judgment Book
2007 Judgment Book
2006 Judgment Book
2005 Judgment Book
2004 Judgment Book
2003 Judgment Book

For more information:

Kane County Clerk
719 S. Batavia Ave., Bldg. B
Geneva, IL 60134
Call: 630-232-5964
Fax: 630-232-5488
Hours:​ 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday