IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING STATE TAX LIEN FILINGS

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IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING STATE TAX LIEN FILINGS –
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018

ALL STATE LIENS WILL BE FILED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ON THE NEW STATEWIDE STATE TAX LIEN REGISTRY SYSTEM.  THE REGISTRY WILL BE ACCESSIBLE, AND SEARCHABLE, FROM ANY LOCATION OR DEVICE WITH INTERNET ACCESS.  THE LINK WILL BE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE’S WEBSITE AT:   tax.illinois.gov

ALL ACTIVE STATE LIENS FROM THE LAST 20 YEARS AND FORWARD, AND ALL RELEASES ISSUED AS OF JANUARY 1, 2018 WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE NEW STATE TAX LIEN REGISTRY.  AS OF JANUARY 1, 2018 ALL RELEASES FOR ANY ACTIVE LIENS PREVIOUSLY FILED IN THE COUNTY WILL NOT BE FILED ON THE COUNTY SITE; THEREFORE, RELEASES WILL NEED TO BE SEARCHED ON THE NEW STATEWIDE SYSTEM.