Chris Slusser
Madison County Treasurer
Madison County Treasurer's Office

(618) 692-6260
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tax Buyer Information

 

Madison County Tax Buyer Registration Information

Madison County will conduct its Annual Real Estate Tax Sale at 10 a.m. on Feb. 21, 2017 in the Madison County Board Room (Ste. 109) 157 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

Deadline for registration is 4:30 p.m., Feb. 3, 2017

Complete and submit the Madison County Tax Buyer Registration Form  along with a W-9 form.

Submit a deposit of $500 payable to the “Madison County Treasurer.” Your deposit will be applied to your purchase at the Tax Sale or refunded if you attend and do not make a purchase. Your deposit is forfeited if you do not attend the sale.

Request a Delinquent Parcel List. Tax Buyer Lists are available starting in February 2017.

By law, you must notify the Treasurer’s Office by mail, fax or email, no later than Feb. 10 for the name of your substitute bidder.

Auction numbers will be pre-assigned and be distributed to buyers the morning of the sale.

The Tax Sale  is conducted by Joseph E. Meyer & Associates using automation software, also known as R.A.M.S. or Real-Time Auction Management System.

The auction will be conducted in parcel number order. Taxes will be awarded to the lowest bidder.

Single buyers are welcome to participate in the sale, however they are required to wait to bid until the parcel is called in order.

The auction for mobile homes will begin immediately after the conclusion of the Real Estate tax sale.