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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

Click dates below to view hearing schedules:

Hearings are held at 404 Elm Street, Room 301 in the Board of Review room

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Winnebago, Burritt, Harrison, Roscoe & Rockford Townships

Room 301

Friday, February 23, 2018

Burritt Township

Room 301

Friday, February 23, 2018

DELIBERATIONS 9:00 am until completed - AGENDA

Room 301

Please note

RENEWAL FORMS FOR BOTH HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PTAX-343-R) AND HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FOR VETERANS WITH DISABILITIES (PTAX-342-R) WILL BE MAILED OUT THIS WEEK.

IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A FORM BY MARCH 1ST AND FEEL YOU SHOULD BE RECEIVING ONE OF THESE EXEMPTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE.

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)

2017 BOARD OF REVIEW RULES AND PROCEDURES

*AMENDED 10-04-2017*

Adding language for Representation at Hearings

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

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.

Waste-Fraud-Abuse Hotline: click here

Winnebago County
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444
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