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Board of Review Opens Group 1 for 2020 Appeals

The Cook County Board of Review has opened 2020 property tax appeals for the first group of 3 townships. The Board’s deadline to appeal your 2020 assessed value is October 13th. Below are the townships that are currently open in Group 1:

    • Calumet
    • Palos
    • Rogers Park

If you missed your appeal opportunity at the Assessor’s office earlier in the year, or if you did appeal and weren’t satisfied with the result, you have a second opportunity to appeal at the Board of Review. Appealing your home’s 2020 assessed value is the only way to achieve property tax relief on your second installment property tax bill in July 2021, other than selling your home or claiming a new exemption. Assessments can be appealed every year, regardless of when a township was reassessed. Continue reading

Keeping Up with the Property Tax Appeal Schedule

Keeping Up with the Property Tax Appeal Schedule

Keeping on top of the deadlines for filing an appeal of your property tax assessment doesn’t seem like it would be an unmanageable task. And maybe it wouldn’t be if that were all you had to keep track of.

There are four key dates every year – not counting the deadline for paying your taxes on time! – the opening and closing date of the window for appealing your assessment to the county assessor’s office and the opening and closing date of the window for filing an appeal with the board of review.

Senior citizens, disabled and returning veterans and new homeowners also have deadlines for applying for exemptions that can reduce their property tax bills. So that’s five or six key dates for potentially saving thousands of dollars in property taxes or avoiding a late fee.
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Cook County Property Tax Appeal Schedule 2016

Attention Cook County Homeowners: Property Tax Reduction Season Is Here

Cook County Property Tax Appeal Calendar 2016Every year, the Cook County Assessor accepts property tax appeals for each township for about 30 days and at various times from late January through late summer.

Each township’s appeal window is different – see your township’s property tax appeal window on the Assessor’s full appeal schedule here.
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Buying a Home? Avoid Property Tax Gotchas…

Home Buying Property Tax Appeal GotchasWhen buying a home, many scrutinize home prices, assessed value, interest rates, and even PMI when determining what to pay and what they can afford.

However, many neglect one of the most important financial aspects of home buying or, should we say, home paying: accurately estimating your property tax obligation.
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Cook County Board of Review Final 2016 Township Group Open for Appeals

The Cook County Board of Review has announced that the final 3 townships have opened for 2016 property tax appeals. The window to appeal your 2016 assessment for the townships listed below is January 3rd through February 1st.Cook County Property Tax Appeal

  • Niles
  • Schaumburg
  • Jefferson

Click here to find out which township your property is in or give us a call and we will be happy to assist you.

The full Cook County Board of Review 2016 Appeal calendar can be found here.

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Group 8 Opens for Property Tax Appeals at Board of Review

cook seal v2The Cook County Board of Review (CCBOR) has opened Group 8 townships for 2017 property tax appeals. If your home is located in one of the townships listed below you have until the deadline of January 31st to appeal your 2017 assessment at the CCBOR.

  • Bloom
  • Hanover
  • Niles
  • Rich
  • Schaumburg

Confused about which township your property is in? You can either contact us with your property address and we will look it up for you or you can click here.
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Board of Review Opens Group 9 for 2019 Appeals

Chicago rowhouse neighborhood The Cook County Board of Review has opened 2019 property tax appeals for the ninth group. The Board’s deadline to appeal your 2019 assessed value is January 8th. Below are the townships that are currently open in Group 9:

  • Bloom
  • Hanover
  • Niles
  • Rich
  • Thornton
  • Lake
  • North Chicago
  • South Chicago

If you missed your appeal opportunity at the Assessor’s office earlier in the year, or if you did appeal and weren’t satisfied with the result, you have a second opportunity to appeal at the Board of Review. Appealing your home’s 2019 assessed value is the only way to achieve property tax relief on your second installment property tax bill in July 2020, other than selling your home or claiming a new exemption. Assessments can be appealed every year, regardless of when a township was reassessed.
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Board of Review Opens Group 8 for 2019 Appeals

BOR Group 8The Cook County Board of Review has opened 2019 property tax appeals for the eighth group. The Board’s deadline to appeal your 2019 assessed value is December 31st. Below are the townships that are currently open in Group 8:

  • Jefferson
  • Orland
  • Palatine
  • Schaumburg
  • Wheeling

If you missed your appeal opportunity at the Assessor’s office earlier in the year, or if you did appeal and weren’t satisfied with the result, you have a second opportunity to appeal at the Board of Review. Appealing your home’s 2019 assessed value is the only way to achieve property tax relief on your second installment property tax bill in July 2020, other than selling your home or claiming a new exemption. Assessments can be appealed every year, regardless of when a township was reassessed.
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Board of Review Opens Group 7 for 2019 Appeals

Listening Tour A Chance to Question Cook County Assessor The Cook County Board of Review has opened 2019 property tax appeals for the seventh group. The Board’s deadline to appeal your 2019 assessed value is December 17th. Below are the townships that are currently open in Group 7:

  • Leyden
  • Hyde Park
  • Proviso
  • West Chicago
  • Worth

If you missed your appeal opportunity at the Assessor’s office earlier in the year, or if you did appeal and weren’t satisfied with the result, you have a second opportunity to appeal at the Board of Review. Appealing your home’s 2019 assessed value is the only way to achieve property tax relief on your second installment property tax bill in July 2020, other than selling your home or claiming a new exemption. Assessments can be appealed every year, regardless of when a township was reassessed.
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