CHICAGO (CBS)– Property owners no longer need to pay high lawyer fees for tax refund recovery.
According to Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas, property owners can now go online.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Shopping Center Parking Lot At North And Sheffield Avenues
Users can go on cookcountytreasurer.com to search for “$79 million in available tax refunds.”READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Pleasant Parade Weather Tuesday
According to Pappas, you can also use the website to search for missing property tax exemptions, for homeowners and senior citizens.MORE NEWS: More Than A Third Of CPD Staff Missed Vaccine Reporting Deadline; City Could Begin Placing Employees On 'No Pay' Status Today
To use the website:
- Select “Your Property Tax Overview”
- Search by Property Index Number (PIN) or address