The first distribution of 2014 payable 2015 Effingham County property taxes have been sent out. With this first distribution a total of $25,116,522 was sent out by direct deposit to local taxing bodies. The five largest distributions were made to the Effingham and Teutopolis school districts, Effingham County, Lake Land College, and the City of Effingham.
The Effingham School District received $7.74 million; the Teutopolis School District received $2.33 million; Effingham County received $2.19 million; Lake Land College received $1.9 million; and the City of Effingham received $1.77 million.
The smallest distribution was in the amount of $148.56 to the St. Elmo School District.
The 2nd installment of property tax payments are due on Friday, October 9, and may be paid at any bank, online at the county’s webiste, or at the county office building in downtown Effingham.