Who pays property taxes and who is affected by them?
Anyone who owns real property such as land, buildings, and permanent fixtures (i.e. fences, landscaping, driveways, sewers, or drains) must pay property taxes.

Every person and business in Illinois is affected by property taxes - they either pay the tax or receive services or benefits that are paid for by property taxes.

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1. What is property tax?
2. Who pays property taxes and who is affected by them?
3. What if I object to my tax bill?
4. What if I don't receive my tax bill?
5. How much are interest penalties and when are interest charges assessed?
6. How is my tax bill calculated?
7. Where can I pay my taxes?
8. How much is the convenience fee for paying by credit card?
9. What if I have sold the property?
10. Can I make a partial payment?
11. Does the Treasurer's Office send receipts for taxes that are paid?
12. Who do I call if there is a problem with my tax bill?