City of Freeport, Illinois

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Randy Bukas
Finance Director


Finance Department

City Hall Building
3
14 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032

Phone: 815.297.1300
Fax: 815.599.5819
Email: view link

Office hours:

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday–Friday

 

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

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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, 314 W. Stephenson St., Freeport, Illinois, 61032

 

City of Freeport - Financial Reports

Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Audit Reports
Annual Financial Report
Agreed Upon Procedures Engagement

Single Audit Report
TIF Districts

Illinois Downstate Operating Assistance Program (DOAP)
Agreed Attestation Engagement - Section 5311 Grant

 

Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Audited Financial Report

Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Audited Financial Report

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

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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%

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Freeport City Hall
314 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815.235.8200 or 815.235.8203