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Supervisor of Assessments


HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS

You may be eligible for homestead exemptions on your property.  Click on the tab "Homestead Exemption Information" to the right to see a listing of the exemptions.  Forms are available in the Supervisor of Assessments Office.  We will be sending out renewals by mail of Senior Exemptions in early 2015.

The 2014 Board of Review Rules and Procedures are available for review. 

 

NEW! 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

 

The 2014 Instructional Information for Township Assessors (Updated) is now available to the general public.

The Winnebago County Supervisor of Assessments is required to assemble all Township Assessors annually and instruct them in uniformity of their functions.  The meeting for 2014 assessments was held on December 19, 2013.  The information presented at the meeting also needs to be made available to the general public.  We are making it available by posting it on our website.  This information should serve to keep the taxpaying public better informed and demonstrate our commitment to openness and transparency.  

 

2014 Rental/Owner Occupancy Exemption Application - Now Available!

Select "Homestead Exemption Information" on the right and select the "2014 Rental/Owner Occupancy Exemption Application" form from the drop-down.  Print the form for completion.  The application and a copy of the lease verifying occupancy on January 1, 2014 by the tenant listed on the application are required to qualify for the exemption.  The application and lease are due before April 1, 2014.  

 

WINGIS Single Family Sales Locator Tool - Now Available!

Select "WINGIS" on the right.
The "Sales Locator" tool link is located on the bottom of the main WINGIS page. 

 

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

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

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