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Final Distribution Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 30, 2018

Christine J. Johnson, DeKalb County Treasurer, reports that the final distribution of DeKalb County real estate tax money was made recently.  This year the Treasurer’s Office collected and distributed $216,469,739.35 to DeKalb County taxing bodies.   The final distribution also includes $184,892.86 in interest that was earned by the Treasurer’s Office for the benefit of the taxing bodies while the funds were in the Treasurer’s custody.

Taxpayers also took advantage of the opportunity to pay their taxes online.  “This year more than $10 million in taxes were paid electronically.  This has been our most successful year yet for this program”, said Johnson.

A breakdown of the total taxes distributed is:

DeKalb County                                            $21,893,621.03                10.11 percent

DeKalb County Forest Preserve               $1,539,955.94                  .71 percent

Townships & Road & Bridge Districts    $8,871,331.48                  4.10 percent

School Districts                                           $128,736,435.94             59.47 percent

Community College Districts                   $12,654,827.52               5.85 percent

Cities and Villages                                      $15,528,598.87                7.17 percent

Park Districts                                               $8,335,731.67                  3.85 percent

Library Districts                                          $4,808,046.17                 2.22 percent

Fire Districts                                                $4,467,854.93                 2.07 percent

TIF Districts                                                 $9,460,123.82                 4.37 percent

Drainage Districts                                       $173,211.98                      .08 percent

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