Denise Trame

Denise Trame
County Treasurer
(618) 594-6650
Fax: (618) 594-0123
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Office Hours:
8 am – 4 pm
Mailing Address:
Denise Trame
PO Box 174
Carlyle, IL 62231


Treasurer/CollectorDenise Trame
Chief Deputy CollectorIrma Kohrmann
Chief Deputy TreasurerRuth Deering


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Tax Sale

Clinton County Delinquent Tax Sale – Land, Lots, & Buildings, will be held on December 18, 2023, 10:30 am in the Clinton County Boardroom, 810 Franklin St, Carlyle IL.  Catalogs are available for purchase at the Clinton County Treasurer’s Office, County Courthouse, 850 Fairfax St, Carlyle IL, 62231 If you have any questions, please contact the Treasurer’s office.

Note the following:

  •  Bidders must be pre-registered, and only pre-registered bidders will be admitted.  The pre-registration deadline is December 4, 2023.
  •  Bidders may only bid for the company they registered with.

Taxpayer’s Update

Please Note: Taxpayers can pay their Real Estate tax bills by mail, at local banks, or at the Treasurer’s office.
If paying by mail or at the Treasurer’s office, make checks payable to “Clinton County Treasurer.”
Address: P.O. Box 174, Carlyle, IL 62231-0174.
If paying by mail; your cancelled check is your receipt.
If you want a receipt, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope along with your payment.
If paying by mail, send check and appropriate stub #1 or #2, in order to receive proper credit for your payment.
If paying at a local bank or at the Treasurer’s office, bring check and appropriate stub #1 or #2 along to receive proper credit for your payment.
Please examine bills carefully before paying them.
If this bill is no longer your responsibility, please send it back to our off ice.
If you own your home, and are presently living at this residence, be sure that you are receiving your “OWNER OCCUPIED EXEMPTION.”
If you have improved your home you may qualify for an “IMPROVEMENT EXEMPTION”.
If your payment is late; Illinois law requires a 1 1/2% per month interest penalty on each installment.
To avoid late penalty charges, your tax bill must be paid before each due date.

Early (Pre-Pay) Tax Payments: If you would like to pre-pay your taxes please send payment with your parcel number(s) and we will credit your taxes when the bills are sent.

TAX BILLS: Denise Trame 618-594-6650
ASSESSMENTS: Linda Mensing 618-594-6610
TAX RATES: VIcky Albers 618-594-6620
ZONING: Jami Staser 618-594-6655


Senior Citizen’s Update

Dear Seniors:
If you are 65 or will be 65 during the calendar year, there are “SENIOR CITIZENS’ PROGRAMS” that are available to you. These programs and contact persons are outlined below, If you have any questions, please call one of the offices below.

Real Estate Tax Deferral Program:
Denise Trame Clinton County Treasurer 618-594-6650

Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze:
Linda Mensing County Supervisor of Assessments 618-594-6610

Homestead Exemption:
Linda Mensing County Supervisor of Assessments 618-594-6610

Benefit Access Program:
Sara Gaston – County Senior Citizens Center – Carlyle 618-594-2321
Jean Kreke – Western Clinton County Senior Citizens Center – Trenton 618-224-9913

You may be eligible for the Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act Applications are available from the Illinois Department of Revenue. For more information contact 1-800-624-2459, or 1-800-356-6302

Real Estate and Mobile Home Taxes:
Real Estate Tax Deferral Program
Collectors Books Available — 1910 Thru Current Year

Animal Control:

The Treasurer’s Office no longer handles rabies tags. Please contact Animal Control at (618) 594-4483.