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Jefferson Township 2020 Assessment Notices Mailed

2020 property assessment notices were mailed by the Cook County Assessor’s office on Friday August 28, 2020, to Jefferson Township property owners. The following cities, towns, and villages are in Jefferson Township Albany Park, Avondale, Belmont-Cragin, Dunning, Forest Glen, Hermosa, Irving Park, Jefferson Park, Logan Square, Montclare, and Portage Park. The window to appeal your 2020 assessed value is now open until the deadline of October 2nd 2020.

We suggest property owners review their assessments annually and appeal whenever there is a strong evidence based argument that your home may not be assessed fairly. Jefferson Township’s next triennial reassessment is scheduled for 2021. However, if you feel that your assessment is not fair there is no need to wait to appeal, property owners have the right to appeal every year at the Assessor’s office and at the Board of Review. If you’d like a professional opinion on your home’s assessed value as it compares to similar properties in your neighborhood contact us for a free, no obligation, review and analysis of your home.
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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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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 4 More Townships for 2018 Property Tax Appeals

cook seal v2Four more townships have opened at the Cook County Board of Review for 2018 property tax appeals. If your property is located in one of the 4 townships listed below the Board’s deadline to appeal your 2018 assessed value is December 6th.

  • Jefferson
  • Proviso
  • Orland
  • Wheeling

Whether you appealed at the Assessor’s office earlier this year or not, and whether your appeal was successful or not, everyone has the opportunity to appeal at the Board of Review to ensure their 2018 assessment is fair. Appealing at the Board may result in additional savings on top of what you may have already saved from an appeal at the Assessor’s office.
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Jefferson Township Triennial Reassessment Notices Mailed

Cook County Property Tax AppealJefferson Township triennial reassessment notices were mailed on Monday, July 16th by the Cook County Assessor’s office. Jefferson valuation statistics from the Assessor’s office can be found here. Homeowners in Jefferson Township have 30 days to appeal their assessment at the Assessor’s office (there is also a second opportunity later in the year at the Board of Review). The deadline for appealing your assessment at the Assessor’s office is August 16th.

We suggest reviewing your assessment annually, especially in a reassessment year, to ensure you do not pay more than your fair share in property taxes. If you think your assessment is not in line with that of similar homes you should consider appealing (if you would like a free second opinion contact us). Successfully appealing in a reassessment year may provide 3 years of savings on your future property tax bills. The level of success you achieve on your property tax appeal depends on the strength of your appeal argument.
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Group 6 Townships Open for Appeals at Board of Review

Why Appeal Cook County & Chicago Property Taxes Every YearTownships in Group 6 opened for 2017 property tax appeals at the Board of Review today. If your property is located in one of the townships listed below you have until the deadline of January 9th to appeal your 2017 assessment at the Cook County Board of Review.

  • Orland
  • Proviso
  • Jefferson

If you are not sure which township your property is located in you can either contact us with your address and we will look it up for you or you can click here.
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Jefferson Township Assessment Notices Mailed

Assessment notices for Jefferson Township have been mailed by the Cook County Assessor’s office. August 28th is the last day to file a property tax appeal at the Assessor’s office.Jefferson

Cook County divides townships into three groups for the purposes of reassessment. Jefferson Township is in the City of Chicago group which was last reassessed in 2015. An appeal in 2017 will result in one year of savings, until Jefferson is reassessed in 2018.

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Chicago Property Taxes: Homeowner Double Whammy

Cook County Property Tax Double Whammy

Crain’s recently covered how Rahm Emmanuel’s $588 million property tax hike, which passed the Chicago City Council on October 28, is a double whammy for commercial property owners because it comes at a time when property values are rising and Cook County is re-assessing.

The same holds true for Chicago homeowners because of rising home values and all city of Chicago townships are being re-assessed this year.

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