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
Sauk Village
21701 Torrence Ave.
Sauk Village, IL 60411-4599
708.758.3330
www.saukvillage.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None             12/22/2006 Yes. $50

none

Schaumburg
101 S. Schaumburg Ct.
Schaumburg, IL 60193-1899
847.895.4500
www.ci.schaumburg.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$1.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1) Village Code Title 3, Chapter 36 Village Hall Yes. $10 Deed will not be recorded. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Legal description of property, city transfer declaration, and copy of PTAX required. 10/01/1987 No

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Request for Municipal Transfer Tax Stamp Purchase

Schiller Park
9526 Irving Park Rd.
Schiller Park, IL 60176-1984
847.678.2550
www.villageofschillerpark

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None             12/22/2006 Yes, if new residence or condo conversion.

none

Shorewood
903 W. Jefferson St.
Shorewood, IL 60404-9705
815.725.2150
www.vil.shorewood.il.us

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

none

Skokie
5127 Oakton P.O. Box 309
Skokie, IL 60077-0309
847.673.0500
www.skokie.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (or fraction thereof) Village Code Section 98-75 Village Hall (or downtown office) Yes. $15 Lien goes with the property for the amount of the tax. 1% interest per month and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Fine of $200-$1,000. Seller City transfer declaration required. 09/01/1989 Yes

Outstanding debt(s) owed to the village must be paid.

Sleepy Hollow
1 Thorobred Ln.
Sleepy Hollow, IL 60118-1898
847.426.6700
www.sleepyhollowil.org/

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

none

South Chicago Heights
3317 Chicago Rd.
South Chicago Heights, IL 60411-5422
708.755.1880
www.southchicagoheights.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $175

none

South Elgin
10 N. Water St.
South Elgin, IL 60177-1695
847.742.5780
www.southelgin.com

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

none

South Holland
16226 Wausau Ave.
South Holland, IL 60473-2156
708.210.2900
www.southholland.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None South Holland Ord. 2010-6 Village Clerk's Office, Village Hall       See "Notes" 04/05/2010 No

Certificate of Payment from the Village is to be recorded with the Deed. Read full note

St. Charles
2 E. Main St.
St. Charles, IL 60174-1984
630.377.4400
www.st-charles.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

none

State of Illinois
101 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702
217.782.2135


Last Update: 03/13/2017
$0.50/$500 35 ILCS 200/31-1 County Building   Deed will not be recorded. Falsification is a Class B Misdemeanor. Buyer or Seller (customarily Seller)   09/18/1989  

none

Steger
35 W. 34th St.
Steger, IL 60475-1098
708.754.3395
www.villageofsteger.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50

none

Stickney
6533 Pershing Rd.
Stickney, IL 60402-4018
708.749.4400
www.villageofstickney.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1) Stickney Mun. Code Ch. 78-121 Village Hall Yes. $25 Deed will not be recorded. Fine of $50-$1000. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Original deed, PTAX, and county declaration, and copy of sales contract required. Signed letter of understanding and compliance required. 08/01/1991 Yes. $25

none

Stone Park
1629 N. Mannheim Rd.
Stone Park, IL 60165-1184
708.345.5550
www.vosp.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$4.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code Section 35.100 Village Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Final water bill must be paid. PTAX and original deed required. 05/01/1995 Yes. $50

none

Streamwood
301 E. Irving Park Rd.
Streamwood IL 60107-3096
630.837.0200
www.streamwood.org

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Streamwood Mun. Code 3-11-2 Village Hall Yes. $10 1% per month and penalty of 50% of tax. Possible fine of $50-$750. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Copy of PTAX required. 02/01/1994 No

Request for Municipal Transfer Tax Stamp Purchase

Sugar Grove
10 Municipal Dr.
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-6901
630.466.4507
www.sugar-grove.il.us

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

none

Summit
7321 W. 59th St.
Summit, IL 60501-1419
708.563.4800
www.thevillageofsummit.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50 per unit

none

Sycamore
308 W. State St.
Sycamore, IL 60178-1453
815.895.4515
www.cityofsycamore.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (no rounding) Sycamore Mun. Code 3-20-1 City Hall Finance Office or www.cityofsycamore.com Yes $50 Fine. 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax amount. Buyer Obtain final water reading. 06/01/2006 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
Sauk Village
21701 Torrence Ave.
Sauk Village, IL 60411-4599
708.758.3330
www.saukvillage.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None             12/22/2006 Yes. $50

none

Schaumburg
101 S. Schaumburg Ct.
Schaumburg, IL 60193-1899
847.895.4500
www.ci.schaumburg.il.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$1.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1) Village Code Title 3, Chapter 36 Village Hall Yes. $10 Deed will not be recorded. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Legal description of property, city transfer declaration, and copy of PTAX required. 10/01/1987 No

Read More

Request for Municipal Transfer Tax Stamp Purchase

Schiller Park
9526 Irving Park Rd.
Schiller Park, IL 60176-1984
847.678.2550
www.villageofschillerpark

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None             12/22/2006 Yes, if new residence or condo conversion.

none

Shorewood
903 W. Jefferson St.
Shorewood, IL 60404-9705
815.725.2150
www.vil.shorewood.il.us

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

none

Skokie
5127 Oakton P.O. Box 309
Skokie, IL 60077-0309
847.673.0500
www.skokie.org

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (or fraction thereof) Village Code Section 98-75 Village Hall (or downtown office) Yes. $15 Lien goes with the property for the amount of the tax. 1% interest per month and penalty of 10% of tax amount. Fine of $200-$1,000. Seller City transfer declaration required. 09/01/1989 Yes

Outstanding debt(s) owed to the village must be paid.

Sleepy Hollow
1 Thorobred Ln.
Sleepy Hollow, IL 60118-1898
847.426.6700
www.sleepyhollowil.org/

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

none

South Chicago Heights
3317 Chicago Rd.
South Chicago Heights, IL 60411-5422
708.755.1880
www.southchicagoheights.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $175

none

South Elgin
10 N. Water St.
South Elgin, IL 60177-1695
847.742.5780
www.southelgin.com

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

none

South Holland
16226 Wausau Ave.
South Holland, IL 60473-2156
708.210.2900
www.southholland.org

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None South Holland Ord. 2010-6 Village Clerk's Office, Village Hall       See "Notes" 04/05/2010 No

Certificate of Payment from the Village is to be recorded with the Deed. Read full note

St. Charles
2 E. Main St.
St. Charles, IL 60174-1984
630.377.4400
www.st-charles.il.us

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006  

none

State of Illinois
101 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702
217.782.2135


Last Update: 03/13/2017
$0.50/$500 35 ILCS 200/31-1 County Building   Deed will not be recorded. Falsification is a Class B Misdemeanor. Buyer or Seller (customarily Seller)   09/18/1989  

none

Steger
35 W. 34th St.
Steger, IL 60475-1098
708.754.3395
www.villageofsteger.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading; bill must be paid. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50

none

Stickney
6533 Pershing Rd.
Stickney, IL 60402-4018
708.749.4400
www.villageofstickney.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1) Stickney Mun. Code Ch. 78-121 Village Hall Yes. $25 Deed will not be recorded. Fine of $50-$1000. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Original deed, PTAX, and county declaration, and copy of sales contract required. Signed letter of understanding and compliance required. 08/01/1991 Yes. $25

none

Stone Park
1629 N. Mannheim Rd.
Stone Park, IL 60165-1184
708.345.5550
www.vosp.us

Last Update: 03/08/2017
$4.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Village Code Section 35.100 Village Hall Yes Deed will not be recorded. Seller Final water bill must be paid. PTAX and original deed required. 05/01/1995 Yes. $50

none

Streamwood
301 E. Irving Park Rd.
Streamwood IL 60107-3096
630.837.0200
www.streamwood.org

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$3.00/$1,000 (round to nearest $1,000) Streamwood Mun. Code 3-11-2 Village Hall Yes. $10 1% per month and penalty of 50% of tax. Possible fine of $50-$750. Seller Final water bill must be paid. Copy of PTAX required. 02/01/1994 No

Request for Municipal Transfer Tax Stamp Purchase

Sugar Grove
10 Municipal Dr.
Sugar Grove, IL 60554-6901
630.466.4507
www.sugar-grove.il.us

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

none

Summit
7321 W. 59th St.
Summit, IL 60501-1419
708.563.4800
www.thevillageofsummit.com

Last Update: 02/08/2011
None           Obtain final water reading. 12/22/2006 Yes. $50 per unit

none

Sycamore
308 W. State St.
Sycamore, IL 60178-1453
815.895.4515
www.cityofsycamore.com

Last Update: 03/14/2017
$5.00/$1,000 (no rounding) Sycamore Mun. Code 3-20-1 City Hall Finance Office or www.cityofsycamore.com Yes $50 Fine. 1% per month interest and penalty of 50% of tax amount. Buyer Obtain final water reading. 06/01/2006 No

none