Kane County will hold its annual tax sale on Monday, October 30th, 2017.  The tax sale will start at 9 a.m.  It will be held at the Kane County Government Center, building (A), 719 South Batavia Avenue, Geneva, Illinois.  You must register to participate.  Registration will begin September 15th, 2017, and end October 13th, 2017. Registration entitles you to one (1) seat in the board room.All registrations received before or after this time will be returned (no exceptions).


We advertise delinquent taxes in local newspapers approximately three (3) weeks prior to the sale.  A $500 deposit is required with your registration, ($450.00 being applied toward any items purchased at the sale and $50.00 toward the cost of the tax sale list).New tax buyers must pay this deposit with certified funds.  There will be no refunds of deposits, unless you request a refund, in person, at the Treasurerís office while the sale is in progress.  If you do not attend the sale then you forfeit this money.You must be physically present to participate at the sale.


Please note the boardroom will be cleared at 8 a.m. the day of the Sale.  There will be no advantage for a buyer to show up before 8 a.m.; also there is no advantage to seating arrangements in the board room.  Every effort is made to ensure that a fair opportunity is given to all buyers.  Please be considerate to the Treasurer, Staff and other Bidders.  All decisions of the Treasurer are final.  Inappropriate behavior towards the Treasurer, Staff or other Buyers may result in your removal from the sale.


Please note that participating in the sale involves significant risk.  The tax sale procedures are outlined in the Illinois Compiled Statutes, Chapter 35 Act 200.  Please do not ask Treasurerís staff for legal or bidding advice.  If you need advice please contact an attorney specializing in tax sale procedures.


NOTE: This registration will also entitle the buyer to attend the Mobile Home Tax Sale on December 11th 2017.




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