100 Days In: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Talks Property Taxes, Wrong Raids By Police, And What She's Learned In OfficeAs Mayor Lori Lightfoot completed her first 100 days in office Tuesday, she took credit for a renewed focus on the city’s neighborhoods and people – and weighed in on negotiations with teachers, crime and, and the repeated problem of police raiding the wrong homes.
Three Ways Taxpayers Can Appeal Their Property Tax AssessmentsWith many Cook County residents facing the task of writing huge checks next week for property taxes, CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory looks at three solutions to lower your 2020 bill.
Cook County Property Tax Bills: Where Does Your Money Go?Every year when Cook County property tax bills come out, property owners are shocked by increases they cannot understand.
Cook County Property Tax Bills Bring Sticker Shock For Many Homeowners; 'Should We Sell The House? Can We Afford To Stay?'Cook County property owners are getting their latest property tax bills, and many are fuming at the increases they’re seeing. One man tells CBS 2 it’s the largest hike he’s seen in 30 years for his home.
How To Appeal Your Cook County Property Tax AssessmentDid you get sticker shock from your Cook County property tax bill this summer? You have two options to get your taxes lowered.
Taxing Time At Assessor's Office As Property Owners Notice Rate Hike"I contested mine. I had 210% increase. Still awaiting my results."
More Than 57,000 Properties In Danger Of Public Sale Due To Unpaid 2017 TaxesTime is running out for Cook County homeowners who are behind on property taxes to pay up.
Hinsdale Voters Approve $140 Million Tax Referendum To Avert Planned Cuts To District 86 SchoolsWith school sports and activities on the line, voters in west suburban Hinsdale approved a $140 million referendum to fund improvements at two high schools in District 86.
$19.5M In Refunds Coming To Cook County HomeownersIt's thanks to legislation passed last year to increase existing tax exemptions.
$19.5 Million In Property Tax Refunds Coming For Thousands Of Cook County HomeownersMillions of dollars in property tax refunds will soon be delivered to thousands of Cook County homeowners, because of recent increases in tax benefits.
Illinois Property Taxes Still Among Highest In U.S.: ReportIllinois residents pay some of the highest property taxes in the country, according to a new analysis from ATTOM Data.
Rauner's Budget Sets Sights On State's Pension CostsGov. Bruce Rauner calls for gradually shifting the burden of paying for teacher pensions from the state to local school districts.
People Actually Waited In Line To Pay Property Taxes EarlyTens of thousands of people lined up to pay their taxes Thursday just days before Christmas, before the Republican tax bill goes into effect. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos explains.
Federal Tax Plan: Health Care Expenses, Property TaxesHealth care expenses are among the areas that could be affected by the Republican federal tax plan.
Prepaying Next Year's Taxes Made EasyCook County Treasurer Maria Pappas says her office is making it easier to prepay property taxes at a time when people want to do just that.