Real Estate Transfer Tax Ordinances

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

Provided courtesy of ATG Member Agent

Prepared by Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. (ATG)

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
Glen Ellyn
535 Duane St.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-4699
630.547.5235
www.glenellyn.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code 3-42-1 Village Hall, Cashier's Office Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Water, sewer, parking tickets and other sums due village must be paid. Sales contract or deed required. Clear water inspection 90 days before closing. 12/01/2000 Water Inspection. $50

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Glencoe
675 Village Ct.
Glencoe, IL 60022-1699
847.835.4114
www.goglencoe.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
None           Final water reading, payment, and water certificate of payment required to record documents. 12/22/2006 No

none

Glendale Heights
300 Civic Center Plaza
Glendale Heights, IL 60139-2696
630.260.6000
www.glendaleheights.org

Last Update: 11/14/2017
The greater of $25 or $3.00/$1,000 or fraction thereof Glendale Heights Ord. 94-48 Village Hall Yes. $25 Lien in the amount of tax. 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Fine up to $1,000. Seller Obtain final water reading. All sums due village must be paid. Copy of deed, PTAX, and Plat of Survey required. No personal checks. 08/01/1994 Yes. $100

none

Glenview
1225 Waukegan Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025-3071
847.904.4350
www.glenview.il.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Final water bill must be paid. 12/22/2006  

none

Glenwood
1 Asselborn Way
Glenwood, IL 60425-1600
708.753.2400
www.villageofglenwood.com

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Glenwood Village Code Article X, Sec. 94-291 Village Hall, Clerk's Office Yes Deed will not be recorded. Lien for nonpayment. 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Fine $200-$1000. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Copy of contract required. No personal checks. 05/19/1987 Yes. $100

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Golf
1 Briar Rd.
Golf, IL 60029-2000
847.998.8852
www.villageofgolf.us

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None       Lien for nonpayment.   Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

none

Green Oaks
2020 O'Plaine Rd.
Green Oaks, IL 60048-1547
847.362.5363
www.greenoaks.org

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

none

Gurnee
325 N. O'Plaine Rd.
Gurnee, IL 60031-2610
847.599.7500
www.gurnee.il.us

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. All liens 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
Glen Ellyn
535 Duane St.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-4699
630.547.5235
www.glenellyn.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code 3-42-1 Village Hall, Cashier's Office Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Water, sewer, parking tickets and other sums due village must be paid. Sales contract or deed required. Clear water inspection 90 days before closing. 12/01/2000 Water Inspection. $50

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Glencoe
675 Village Ct.
Glencoe, IL 60022-1699
847.835.4114
www.goglencoe.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
None           Final water reading, payment, and water certificate of payment required to record documents. 12/22/2006 No

none

Glendale Heights
300 Civic Center Plaza
Glendale Heights, IL 60139-2696
630.260.6000
www.glendaleheights.org

Last Update: 11/14/2017
The greater of $25 or $3.00/$1,000 or fraction thereof Glendale Heights Ord. 94-48 Village Hall Yes. $25 Lien in the amount of tax. 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Fine up to $1,000. Seller Obtain final water reading. All sums due village must be paid. Copy of deed, PTAX, and Plat of Survey required. No personal checks. 08/01/1994 Yes. $100

none

Glenview
1225 Waukegan Rd.
Glenview, IL 60025-3071
847.904.4350
www.glenview.il.us

Last Update: 02/07/2011
None           Final water bill must be paid. 12/22/2006  

none

Glenwood
1 Asselborn Way
Glenwood, IL 60425-1600
708.753.2400
www.villageofglenwood.com

Last Update: 03/20/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Glenwood Village Code Article X, Sec. 94-291 Village Hall, Clerk's Office Yes Deed will not be recorded. Lien for nonpayment. 1% per month interest and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Fine $200-$1000. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Copy of contract required. No personal checks. 05/19/1987 Yes. $100

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Golf
1 Briar Rd.
Golf, IL 60029-2000
847.998.8852
www.villageofgolf.us

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None       Lien for nonpayment.   Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

none

Green Oaks
2020 O'Plaine Rd.
Green Oaks, IL 60048-1547
847.362.5363
www.greenoaks.org

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 No

none

Gurnee
325 N. O'Plaine Rd.
Gurnee, IL 60031-2610
847.599.7500
www.gurnee.il.us

Last Update: 03/13/2017
None           Obtain final water reading. All liens must be paid. 12/22/2006 No

none