Real Estate Transfer Tax Ordinances

All data confirmed with municipalities April 2017. “Last update” field indicates date of most recent change from municipality.

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County or Municipality Tax Amount Legal Reference Where to Purchase Stamps Exempt Stamp Required? Non-Compliance Penalties Party Liable for Payment Special Requirements Effective Date Pre-Transfer Inspection Required Notes
Darien
1702 Plainfield Rd.
Darien, IL 60561-5044
630.852.5000
www.darien.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Final water and sewer bills must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

none

Deerfield
850 Waukegan Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015-3279
847.945.5000
www.deerfield.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

none

DeKalb
200 South 4th St.
DeKalb, IL 60115-3720
815.748.2000
www.cityofdekalb.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

none

Des Plaines
1420 Miner St.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-4498
847.391.5325 or 847.391.5300
www.desplaines.org

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$2.00/$1,000 Des Plaines Mun. Code 15-7-1 City Hall, Comptroller's Office Yes. $10 for exemptions (see Notes) Failure to pay results in a liability to the city for the tax with undisclosed interest and penalties. Seller See "Notes" 10/07/2013 Rental property only

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Request for Municipal Transfer Tax Stamp Purchase

Dolton
14014 Park Ave.
Dolton, IL 60419-1098
708.849.4000
vodolton.org/

Last Update: 03/13/2017
$5.00/$1,000   Village Hall Yes. $10 Deed will not be recorded. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 05/02/2007 Yes, $200

none

Downers Grove
801 Burlington Ave.
Downers Grove, IL 60515-4776
630.434.5500
www.downers.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

none

County or Municipality Tax Amount Legal Reference Where to Purchase Stamps Exempt Stamp Required? Non-Compliance Penalties Party Liable for Payment Special Requirements Effective Date Pre-Transfer Inspection Required Notes
Darien
1702 Plainfield Rd.
Darien, IL 60561-5044
630.852.5000
www.darien.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None           Final water and sewer bills must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

none

Deerfield
850 Waukegan Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015-3279
847.945.5000
www.deerfield.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

none

DeKalb
200 South 4th St.
DeKalb, IL 60115-3720
815.748.2000
www.cityofdekalb.com

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None     No     Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

none

Des Plaines
1420 Miner St.
Des Plaines, IL 60016-4498
847.391.5325 or 847.391.5300
www.desplaines.org

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$2.00/$1,000 Des Plaines Mun. Code 15-7-1 City Hall, Comptroller's Office Yes. $10 for exemptions (see Notes) Failure to pay results in a liability to the city for the tax with undisclosed interest and penalties. Seller See "Notes" 10/07/2013 Rental property only

Read full note

Request for Municipal Transfer Tax Stamp Purchase

Dolton
14014 Park Ave.
Dolton, IL 60419-1098
708.849.4000
vodolton.org/

Last Update: 03/13/2017
$5.00/$1,000   Village Hall Yes. $10 Deed will not be recorded. Seller Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 05/02/2007 Yes, $200

none

Downers Grove
801 Burlington Ave.
Downers Grove, IL 60515-4776
630.434.5500
www.downers.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

none