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Workshops For Local Government Officials

What are Local Government Workshop?

The Illinois Department of Revenue holds informational workshops to discuss items related to the allocation and distribution of taxes to local governments, including updates on changes that have happened as well as some exciting news for the future.  Some of the topics that will be covered include:  Annexations, Business District Taxes, new Rebate Sharing Agreement reporting, and Annual Taxpayer Location Address List.

Who should attend?

We encourage municipal officials, county officials and their staff members to attend the workshops.  Clerks, treasurers, fiscal officers, and staff who are responsible for reviewing taxpayer listings are personnel who also could benefit from these workshops.

Are reservations required?

Seating is limited at the various venues; therefore, it is preferred that you pre-register with our office at least three business days before the workshop is held. However, we will welcome walk-in registrations. There are no fees associated with the workshops and no limit on the number of people from each local government who may attend. 

How do I register?

To register for a workshop or if there are any questions, you can:

Please provide the following information for each person attending the workshop when you register:


Dates and locations for 2018

The workshops have been scheduled with the assumption we will have a budget in place for Fiscal Year 2019. Unfortunately, if a budget is not passed, we may have to cancel the workshops currently scheduled for Huntley. We will notify registrants in the event their scheduled workshop is cancelled. We will also post the cancellations on our website.

We regret that we must reserve the right to cancel any workshop for which fewer than 20 registrations are received.  Should it become necessary to cancel the workshop you selected, you will be notified in advance and every effort will be made to accommodate you at an alternate location.

The workshop date, location and check-in/registration time is listed with each workshop.

April 19, 2018 Thursday
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (check-in/registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Sponsor: Illinois Department of Revenue
Address: Illinois Department of Agriculture
  Illinois State Fairgrounds
  801 Sangamon Avenue, Gate 11
  Springfield, IL 62702
   
May 17, 2018    Thursday
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (check-in/registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Sponsor: Village of Minooka
Address: Minooka Village Hall
  121 East McEvilly Road
  Minooka, IL 60447
   
June 28, 2018       Thursday
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (check-in/registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Sponsor:    Franklin County
Address: Rend Lake Project Office and Visitor Center
  11981 Rend City Road
  Benton, IL 62812
   
July 19, 2018  Thursday
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (check-in/registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Sponsor:    City of East Peoria
Address: East Peoria City Hall
  401 West Washington Street
  East Peoria, IL 61611
   
August 22, 2018  Wednesday
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (check-in/registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Sponsor:    Village of Huntley
Address: Village Municipal Complex
  10987 Main Street
  Huntley, IL 60142
   
September 26, 2018  Wednesday
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (check-in/registration begins at 5:30 p.m.)
Sponsor:    Illinois Department of Revenue
Address: Willard Ice Building
  Healey Training Center
  101 West Jefferson Street
  Springfield, IL 62702
   

Would you like to host a local government workshop?
The success of the Department’s Local Government Workshop program is due in part to the generosity of local officials throughout the State who have provided places for us to conduct the workshops.  If you have a handicap accessible facility with ample parking that will accommodate 30 to 60 people and are interested in sponsoring a workshop, please contact us for more information on becoming a host.