St. Clair County Treasurer and ex officio County Collector Andrew Lopinot says some 140,000 real estate tax bill are in the mail.
Property owners should expect to receive their bill early in June. Those who do not receive a tax bill by the middle of June are asked to call the Treasurer’s Office at (618) 825-2707. Tax bills can also be found on the Treasurer’s website, www.scctreasurer.com. Residents are encouraged to “Avoid the line, pay online.”
The first installment is due July 1, 2022, and the second on Sept. 1, 2022
In-person payments can be made at the Treasurer’s Office in the St. Clair County Building 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Many banks in the county collect property taxes. A full list can be found on the office’s website.
Credit card payments (MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express) may also be made online at the Treasurer’s website or by calling 1 (833) 607-0100. A convenience charge will be applied. Credit card payments are not accepted by the Treasurer’s Office.
Electronic check payments may be made online at www.scctreasurer.com or by calling 1 (833) 607-0100. A fee of $2 will be charged for use of this service.
Automatic withdrawal from a checking or savings account is available two days before each due date. Taxpayers may sign an authorization at the Treasurer’s Office.
Lopinot said more than $410 million will be collected and distributed to local taxing districts. Approximately 60 percent of taxes collected will be distributed to local school districts.
Lopinot encourages anyone with questions to call the Treasurer’s office (618) 825-2707 or visit the Treasurer’s website at www.scctreasurer.com.