Property Tax

Emanuel: Fee Increase Needed To Make 911 Operations Self-Sufficient Mayor Emanuel says it’s “premature” to say if a higher tax on phone bills could be used to reduce the property tax hike he’s planned to help shore up the pension system, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Homeowners Upset Over O'Hare Noise Win Property Tax AppealsResidents of three choice Northwest Side neighborhoods have won property tax appeals — of up to nearly 12 percent — after arguing that the value of their homes has taken a nose dive due to new flight patterns at O’Hare International Airport.
Time Running Out For Cook County Property Tax AmnestyTime is running out for homeowners who received improper property tax deductions to qualify for amnesty.
Mayor: No Property, Sales, Or Gas Tax Hike Next YearMayor Rahm Emanuel said the city will not raise property, sales, or gasoline taxes to balance next year’s budget, but he was mum about which – if any – taxes might go up.
Cook County Property Tax Bills To Be Sent On ScheduleFor the first time in more than three decades, Cook County property owners will be getting their second installment tax bills on time.
Big Tax Bill Could Be Coming For Northwestern's Women's HospitalThe Cook County Assessor’s Office is trying to collect property taxes from Prentice Women’s Hospital at Northwestern, as a dispute continues over the tax-exempt status of hospitals in Illinois.
2 Investigators: Property Tax DiscrepanciesYour property taxes are due this week. But some some owners are paying less than they should be and that means you could be paying more. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman first reported on these tax errors last year and the assessor’s office was supposed to correct them. So what happened?
Pension Formula Would Boost Property Tax, Daley WarnsThe Daley Administration is expressing alarm at Illinois House approved legislation officials say would mean a crippling property tax hike for city residents.
When Property Tax Bill Leaps, Reasons Can Be ComplicatedHomeowners are getting their property tax bills and some are shockers. Anger and confusion is a common result.
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