Madison County Treasurer
157 North Main St., Ste. 125
Edwardsville, IL 62025-1963
Phone: (618) 692-6260
Fax: (618) 692-7020
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
The Office of the County Treasurer serves the dual functions of treasurer and collector of County funds. The County Treasurer has the responsibility to receive, invest, and safely keep the tax revenues and other public monies of the County. The Treasurer's Office engages in a comprehensive investment program for idle funds to earn additional revenue for the County; investment objectives include safety of principal, liquidity, and maximum rate of return. The Treasurer disburses County revenues as authorized by law or by the County Board.
The County Treasurer prepares bills and receipts for the purpose of tax collection. The office collects tax revenues for all taxing districts in the County. They must report on the status of delinquent property taxes in local newspapers.
The County Treasurer receives and records inheritance tax, and must report and pay inheritance tax collections to the State Treasurer. Quarterly reports are sent to the Illinois Attorney General on unpaid inheritance taxes. The Treasurer's Office maintains complete records of all accounts.