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As of September 7th, a 6% penalty interest has been assessed to any past due 1st installment payments and a 1.5% penalty interest has been assessed to any past due 2nd installment payments. October 7th marked an additional 1.5% interest. In addition, a $10 fee was added on 10/7 for the certified final notice. We continue to honor postmark for payments that are dated September 6th or before.
Monday, October 31st, is the last day to pay online or over the phone using eCheck or in office by personal check. Starting November 1st, eChecks and personal checks will NOT be accepted. Payments can be made by certified funds only (cash, credit, debit, money order, cashier's check or official bank check made payable to Lake County Collector brought in office or mailed to (MUST be postmarked no later than 11/14):18 N County St, Room 102, Waukegan, IL 60085).
Monday, November 7th is the last day to pay online or over the phone using a credit or debit card (convenience fees apply). Starting November 8th, credit or debit cards will NOT be accepted online or over the phone. The last day to pay with a credit or debit card in office is Monday, November 14th.
Monday, November 14th is the last day that payments (certified funds only) will be accepted before the tax sale on Tuesday, November 15th.