City of Freeport, Illinois


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Finance Department

Finance Director

Finance Department

City Hall Building
524 W. Stephenson St., Suite 330
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: (815) 297-1300
Fax: (815) 235-8874
Email: view link

Office hours:

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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

City of Freeport Public Disclosure of "Total Compensation" per Public Act 97-0609

City of Freeport Purchasing Policy

Bid Documents and project listing

Property Transfer Tax - please forward to Finance Department, 524 W. Stephenson Street, Suite 330, Freeport, Illinois, 61032

City of Freeport - Financial Reports

Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Audit Management Letter

Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Audited Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Audited Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Audited Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Audited Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Audited Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2008-2009 Audited Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2007-2008 Audited Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2006-2007 Audited Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2005-2006 Audited Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2004-2005 Audited Financial Report




Freeport Sales Tax Rates: The sales tax rate for general merchandise for the City of Freeport is 8%. For prepared foods which are subject to the City's food and beverage tax, the rate is 9 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
  • Prepared Food and Beverage: 9 ¼%
  • Medicine: 1%
  • Vehicles Licensed with State: 6¼%


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Freeport City Hall
524 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203