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Taxes and Fees

Do you know how much of your property tax comes back to the Village?

Would you be shocked to learn that for every $100 of property taxes you pay only $6 comes to the Village? This money is what pays for Village services such as police, recreational activities and events, streets and parks maintenance! Where does the rest of your money go? The chart below shows the distribution of property taxes collected in Ball and Chatham Townships.

Sales Taxes(retailer's and service occupation taxes)

General merchandise 6.25%
Qualifying food and drugs 1.00%
Vehicle (ST-556) 6.25%

Use Taxes (use and service use taxes

General merchandise 6.25%
Qualifying food and drugs 1.00%
Vehicle (RUT-25) 6.25%
Automobile renting tax 5.00%
Telecommunication taxes 13.00%

Property Taxes

Ball Township 7.4563%
Chatham Township 7.6633%

See Charts below for distribution of Property Taxes Collected:

2012 Property Tax Distribution - Chatham Township

2012 Property Tax Distribution - Ball Township