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Supervisor of Assessments


Our mission: Serve Taxpayers, Township Assessors and the Board of Review in a professional, helpful and friendly manner while ensuring the timely and accurate processing of assessments, exemptions and tax maps.

INCOME LIMIT INCREASE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS FREEZE HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

IMPORTANT PRESS RELEASE CLICK LINK FOR DETAILS

SENIOR FREEZE FORMS HAVE BEEN MAILED OUT.  IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE ONE BY MARCH 16 AND YOU HAVE QUALIFIED IN THE PAST, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DOWNLOAD A FORM, PLEASE CLICK ON SENIOR CITIZEN EXEMPTION INFORMATION ON THE RIGHT AND THEN "CLICK HERE FOR SENIOR FREEZE APPLICATION".

YOU WILL NOTE THAT IT STATES ON THE FORM, TO RETURN THE FORM EVEN IF YOU ARE OVER THE INCOME.  THIS WOULD ENABLE OUR OFFICE TO KEEP YOU ON A LIST FOR FUTURE MAILINGS. 

Please note

 2018 Annual Assessors Instructional Meeting Booklet

NEW! 2018 Owner Occupied Rental Agreement and Addendum (click on Homestead Exemption Information and Forms to the right)

New! Information about Assessment Appeals, Exemptions and Tax Rates (pdf version)

2018 BOARD OF REVIEW RULES AND PROCEDURES

2018 REAL ESTATE ASSESSMENT COMPLAINT FORM

 

Brochure 1

This brochure is available in the Supervisor of Assessments Office

 

UPDATED FILL-IN FORM! General Homestead Exemption Application

Please take a few moments to complete a survey so that we may better serve our taxpayers! You may either fill it in, print and send by U.S. Mail or click "send by email" at the bottom of the survey.

***WINNEBAGO COUNTY CUSTOMER SERVICE SURVEY***

COMMON TAXPAYER QUESTIONS

A Brochure with information regarding distress sales is available in the Supervisor of Assessments Office and at the link below:

What Taxpayers Should Know About Distress Sales

WINGIS Single Family Sales Locator Tool- Now Available!

Select "WINGIS" on the right.
The "Sales Locator" tool link is located at the top of the main WINGIS page under Maps.

Winnebago County covers 520 Square Miles and has a population of 295,266 (2010) with 122,144 taxable parcels.

The Supervisor of Assessments Office is responsible for the publication and mailing of Assessment Change Notices on all taxable parcels. The Office also maintains all records for Homestead Exemptions. They assist taxpayers with the filing of property tax exemptions and any questions they may have in understanding the assessment process for their property.

The Supervisor of Assessments Office also assists Township Assessors in the performance of their duties, as well assisting the Board of Review in completing their responsibilities to maintain a timely tax cycle.

Thomas J. Walsh, Supervisor of Assessments: twalsh@wincoil.us

The supervisor of assessments is an appointed county official consistent with Winnebago County Code and State of Illinois 35 ILCS 200/. 

Contact Us

404 ELM ST RM 301
ROCKFORD, IL 61101
Phone: 815-319-4460
Fax: 815-319-4461
soa@wincoil.us


The Supervisor of Assessments office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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