Where do you take a winning lottery ticket in Illinois?
Prizes of that same value won with a physical ticket can still be redeemed at any Illinois lottery retailer, according to funds availability. Again, there’s no need to file a claim for prizes of $600 or less.
Are Illinois lottery claim centers open?
The Claim Center will be open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and closed on weekends and holidays. Players can make an appointment to claim their Illinois Lottery prize at the George Dunne Cook County Office Claim Center by visiting the Illinois Lottery Claim Center appointments page.
How long does it take to get winnings from lottery?
If you’re wondering how long do you have to claim a lottery ticket when you win playing Mega Millions or Powerball, you’ll be glad to hear that most states give at least 180 days (excluding New Mexico where a winner has just 90 days) and many states give winners up to a year to collect their prizes.
How long does it take to get lottery winnings in Illinois?
If you have mailed in a claim, you should not visit a claim center for your prize. You will receive your prize by mail. The current estimated wait time for claims processed by mail is currently 4-6 weeks.
How much taxes do you pay on lottery winnings in Illinois?
Winners paid in annual installments automatically have taxes withheld from each annual payment. The current withholding rate for Illinois income tax is 4.95 percent. The Lottery is currently required to withhold federal taxes of 24 percent for U.S. citizens and resident aliens.