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.
Tax Reform Bills' Impact On HomeownersFor some, several deductions we've come to depend on could disappear. So, who's going to take the biggest hit?
Emanuel Reluctant About CPS Raising Property Taxes By $225MWhile he is expressing reluctance about the tax hike, the mayor also defends the move.
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.