Denise Trame

Denise Trame
County Treasurer
(618) 594-6650
Fax: (618) 594-0123
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Office Hours:
8:00am – 4:30pm
Mailing Address:
Denise Trame
PO Box 174
Carlyle, IL 62231


Treasurer/CollectorDenise Trame
Chief Deputy CollectorIrma Kohrmann
Chief Deputy TreasurerRuth Deering


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Tax Sale

Clinton County Delinquent Tax Sale – Land, Lots, & Buildings, 6:30 pm, Wednesday May 17, 2017. Case-Halstead Public Library, 571 Franklin St, Carlyle IL. Catalogs available for purchase at Clinton County Treasurer’s Office, County Courthouse, Carlyle IL. For further information contact Clinton County Delinquent Tax Agent, PO Box 1452, Decatur IL 62525. (217) 429-5050.


Taxpayer’s Update

Please Note: Taxpayers can pay their Real Estate tax bills by mail, at local banks, or at the Treasurer’s office.
If paying by mail or at the Treasurer’s office, make checks payable to “Clinton County Treasurer.”
Address: P.O. Box 174, Carlyle, IL 62231-0174.
If paying by mail; your cancelled check is your receipt.
If you want a receipt, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope along with your payment.
If paying by mail, send check and appropriate stub #1 or #2, in order to receive proper credit for your payment.
If paying at a local bank or at the Treasurer’s office, bring check and appropriate stub #1 or #2 along to receive proper credit for your payment.
Please examine bills carefully before paying them.
If this bill is no longer your responsibility, please send it back to our off ice.
If you own your home, and are presently living at this residence, be sure that you are receiving your “OWNER OCCUPIED EXEMPTION.”
If you have improved your home you may qualify for an “IMPROVEMENT EXEMPTION”.
If your payment is late; Illinois law requires a 1 1/2% per month interest penalty on each installment.
To avoid late penalty charges, your tax bill must be paid before each due date.

TAX BILLS: Denise Trame 618-594-6650
ASSESSMENTS: Linda Mensing 618-594-6610
TAX RATES: Mary Rakers 618-594-6620
ZONING: Joyce Lucas 618-594-6655


Senior Citizen’s Update

Dear Seniors:
If you are 65 or will be 65 during the calendar year, there are “SENIOR CITIZENS’ PROGRAMS” that are available to you. These programs and contact persons are outlined below, If you have any questions, please call one of the offices below.

Real Estate Tax Deferral Program:
Denise Trame Clinton County Treasurer 618-594-6650

Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze:
Linda Mensing County Supervisor of Assessments 618-594-6610

Homestead Exemption:
Linda Mensing County Supervisor of Assessments 618-594-6610

Benefit Access Program:
Lisa Gent – County Senior Citizens Center – Carlyle 618-594-2321
Jean Kreke – Western Clinton County Senior Citizens Center – Trenton 618-224-9913

You may be eligible for the Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act Applications are available from the Illinois Department of Revenue. For more information contact 1-800-624-2459, or 1-800-356-6302

Real Estate and Mobile Home Taxes:
Real Estate Tax Deferral Program
Collectors Books Available — 1910 Thru Current Year

Animal Control:

Rabies Tag Fee’s
$10 for 1 year tag
$25 for 3 year tag