Ex-Assessor's Error Saves Chicago Business $10K In Property TaxesIn a just released report, the Cook County Inspector General "..determined that by erroneously exempting the property and assigning zero assessment value for the tax year 2017, the CCAO effectively granted the taxpayer a tax savings of $10,558."
Kaegi Defeats Berrios In Cook County Assessor Primary Fritz Kaegi defeated incumbent Joe Berrios in the Democratic race for Cook County Assessor.
Four Chicago Alderman Back Fritz KaegiBerrios says the aldermen voted for the highest property tax increase in history, while he's been doing outreach in communities of color.
Berrios Vows To Make Recommended ChangesAssessor Joseph Berrios vows to make any changes recommended by an independent team that's found fault with the county's assessment system.
Berrios Extends Senior Exemptions Application DeadlineThe extended application deadline is March 2, 2018.
Congressman Rush Endorses Berrios OpponentSouth Side Congressman Bobby Rush joins West Side colleague Danny Davis in endorsing Fritz Kaegi for Cook County Assessor.
Fritz Kaegi Slaps Joe Berrios With Defamation LawsuitCook County Assessor Joe Berrios is being taken to court for the second time in a month.
Gov. Rauner Accuses Pritzker Of Working The Tax SystemRauner's latest campaign commercial takes another shot at J.B. Pritzker, claiming he used insider's clout to cut his property taxes.
Gov. Rauner: Assessor Joe Berrios Should QuitRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday called for Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios to resign.
2 Investigators: Berrios Opponent Plagued By Fake WebsitesDemocrat Fritz Kaegi thinks an operative of the powerful Democrat is behind the identity-hijacking. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Berrios Under Fire Again Regarding Property Tax SystemA Cook County board hearing put Assessor Joe Berrios on the defense Tuesday, as it looked at hard questions about the property tax system.
Joe Berrios Will Continue To Accept Campaign Cash From Tax LawyersCook County’s top tax man, Assessor Joe Berrios called out the media on Monday after a series of reports raised critical questions about his office.
2 Investigators: Company Accused Of Dodging $600K In Property TaxesAll told, Mack Industries owes Cook County $1.2 million, including interest and penalties, officials say. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Time Running Out For Cook County Property Tax AmnestyTime is running out for homeowners who received improper property tax deductions to qualify for amnesty.
Two Former Cook County Employees Convicted In Bribery CaseTwo Cook County employees who took bribes to lower property tax bills were convicted on all four counts connected to the scam Monday morning.