PO Box 386 130 West Main
(309) 286-7172
Toulon, IL 61483
rjohnson@starkco.illinois.gov
8:30 - 4:30
www.fikeandfike.com/propertytax/stark


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Renee Johnson
   Supervisor of Assessments
  

Renee started in the Supervisor of Assessments Office
as Deputy. In July 2013 she was appointed
to Supervisor of Assessments. She is also the Board
of Review Clerk,GIS Coordinator and Zoning Officer.


Karmella Reining
   Deputy Supervisor of Assessments
Location
Stark County Courthouse
Information
The public is always welcome to visit the Stark County Supervisor of Assessments Office weekdays
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,or to call us at (309) 286-7172, in order to take advantage of the many
services our office has to offer.

Our office is reponsible for determining the market value of properties in the county for the purpose of
taxation. There are approximately 6,000 parcels in Stark County. We can answer questions regarding
assessments, sales of property, property ownership, building permits, zoning,GIS or Aerial mapping.

The office maintains a listing of all property owners and their addresses and make changes to the
listing whenever a deed is recorded in the County Recorder's Office. The Real Estate Transfer
Declarations that are recorded in the Recorder's Office are the primary source of sales data, which is
used in determining the market value of properties in Stark County.

Property Tax Exemptions are also maintained within the Assessment Office. Applications for all
exemptions are available in our office. We provide assistance in filling out these forms if needed.


Services
Property Tax Exemptions Available

Genneral Homestead Exemption
(commonly called "Owner Occupied")

Senior Homestead Exemption
(age 65 and over)

Senior Freeze Homestead Exemption
(age 65 and over, income under $55,000)

Home Inprovement Exemption
(exempts increase in value due to improvements of a residence for 4 years. (Examples: garage, deck,
addition,etc.)

Disabled Persons Exemption
(requires state-certification proof of disability)

Disabled Veteran's Exemption
(requires cerification of disability)

Returning Veteran's Exemption
(one time exemption for returning veterans)

All exemptions require an annual renewal, except the General Homestead Exemption.

Tax Responsibilities
County Supervisor of Assessments
1. Instructs the township assessors.
2. Prepares and maintains tax maps as well as up to date lists of property owner's names,
addresses, and property record cards for all real estate in the county.
3. Serves as Clerk of the Board of Review.
4. Can revise assessment made by township assessor.
5. Grant exemptions.







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