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FAQ Topic: Payments & taxes

What is the sales tax in the city?

The 2023 sales tax in the City of Effingham is 6.5%. This includes Illinois State sales tax (6.25%) and Effingham County safety sales tax (0.25%).   Areas of the City located in a Business District have an extra 1% sales tax, making the total 7.5%.

How do I pay my property taxes?

The County of Effingham bills and invoices property taxes in Effingham. You can search for your property and pay your bill online. You’ll need the original bill that you get in the mail. Call 217-342-6844 for more information.

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