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Finance Department

Finance Director
Michelle Richter

Finance Department has provided forms for Property Transfer Tax, Food and Beverage Tax, Hotel Motel Tax, and Motor Fuel Tax on the Forms page – Forms

The Finance Department of the City of Freeport is responsible for numerous facets of internal finance:

  • Budgeting
  • Short-term and long-term projections
  • Cash Receipts
  • Cash Disbursements
  • Debt Management
  • Fixed Assets
  • Payroll
  • Purchasing
  • Internal and External audits
  • Financial reporting

Freeport Sales Tax Rates: The sales tax rate for general merchandise for the City of Freeport is 8%. Prepared foods and alcoholic liquor (view Codified Ordinances, Chapter 882) are subject to the City’s food and beverage tax so the rate is 9.25% (8% plus 1 1/4% ). See below for additional sales tax information:

Sales Taxes in the City of Freeport as provided by the IL Department Revenue website:

  • Qualifying food and drugs: 1%
  • General Merchandise: 8%
  • Hotel – Motel Taxes: 5% City only
  • Food and Beverage Privilege Tax: 1 ¼%
  • Medicine: 1%
  • Vehicles Licensed with State: 6¼%

Annual Budgets
Fiscal Year 2020 (January 2020-December 2020)
Fiscal Year 2019B (May 2019-December 2019)
Fiscal Year 2019 (May 2018-April 2019)

Annual Appropriation Ordinances
Fiscal Year 2020 (January 2020-December 2020)
Fiscal Year 2019B (May 2019-December 2019)
Fiscal Year 2019 (May 2018-April 2019)

Audits
Fiscal Year 2019B (May 2019-December 2019)
Fiscal Year 2019 (May 2018-April 2019)
Fiscal Year 2018 (May 2017-April 2018)

Click here to view older audits.

Audit Management Letters
Fiscal Year 2019B (May 2019-December 2019)
Fiscal Year 2019 (May 2018-April 2019)
Fiscal Year 2018 (May 2017-April 2018)

Compensation Reporting per Public Act 97-0609
City of Freeport FY2020 Public Disclosure of “Total Compensation”
City of Freeport FY2019B Public Disclosure of “Total Compensation”
City of Freeport FY2019 Public Disclosure of “Total Compensation”

Annual Treasurer Reports
City of Freeport Annual Treasurer Report FY2019
City of Freeport Annual Treasurer Report FY2019B
City of Freeport Annual Treasurer Report FY2018

Finance Department Reference Documents
City of Freeport Purchasing Policy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Address

City Hall Building
314 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032

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Opening hours

  • Monday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    Closed
  • Sunday
    Closed
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