Office of the Treasurer & Collector

County of Union, Illinois

Annual Tax Sale

Each year the Union County Treasurer's Office in conjunction with the Union County Clerk's Office conducts a sale of tax lien certificates. Delinquent real estate taxes in the form of a tax lien certificate are sold by the County to recover unpaid taxes. For more information, contact the County Treasurer's office at 618-833-5621.

When and Where

The 2015 tax sale will be held February 8, 2017 at 10:00AM in the common area between the Treasurer's and County Clerk's offices located in the new Union County Courthouse at 309 W. Market, Jonesboro, IL.


A full list of conditions are available on this downloadable form.


The following fees are in effect and will be collected on each parcel in the sale in addition to the delinquent taxes, accrued interest, and cost:


The following are requirements to participate in the tax sale:

Delinquent Tax List

This list is currently available upon request to the Treasurer's Office. The current fee is $200.00 plus a $15.00 mailing fee (if applicable). This fee is subject to change and payment must be made in advance.

Bidding Process

The range of acceptable bids is from a minimum of 0% up to and including a maximum of 18% as per Illinois State Statutes. A tax lien certificate is issued per parcel.