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West Chicago Township 2020 Assessment Notices Mailed

West Chicago2020 property assessment notices were mailed by the Cook County Assessor’s office on Friday, June 12, 2020, to West Chicago Township property owners. The following cities, towns, and villages are in West Chicago Township: Austin, Belmont Central, Belmont Heights, Belmont Terrace, Big Oaks, Bucktown, Craigin, Dunning, Edison Park, Galewood, Garfield Park, Hanson Park, Heart of Chicago, Hermosa, Humboldt Park, Irving Park, Irving Woods, Jefferson Park, Kelvyn Park, Kilbourn Park, Lawndale, Little Village, Logan Square, Monteclare, O’Hare, Old Norwood, Oriole Park, Noble Square, Norwood Park, Pilsen, Portage Park, Schorsh Village, Tri-Taylor, UIC, Ukrainian Village, Union Ridge, West Loop, West Town, Wicker Park. The window to appeal your 2020 assessed value is now open until the deadline of July 20, 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. West Chicago 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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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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West Chicago Township 2019 Assessment Notices Mailed

Cook County Property Tax AppealWest Chicago Township 2019 property assessment notices were mailed by the Cook County Assessor’s office on Wednesday, June 26th to property owners. The 30 day window to appeal your 2019 assessed value is now open until the deadline of July 26th.

West Chicago Township was reassessed in 2018 but even if you appealed last year you may appeal your assessment again this year. A successful appeal in 2019 may result in two years of savings, until West Chicago is reassessed in 2021. The best way to ensure you never pay more than your fair share in property taxes is to review your assessment every year and appeal whenever you have a strong basis for an appeal argument, no matter where your township is at in the triennial reassessment cycle.
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Board of Review Opens Final Group of Townships for 2018 Appeals

Cook County Property Tax AppealThe Cook County Board of Review has opened the final group of townships for 2018 property tax appeals. If your home is located in one of the 4 townships listed below the Board’s deadline to appeal your 2018 assessed value is January 8th.

  • Bloom
  • North Chicago
  • South Chicago
  • West Chicago

If you miss your opportunity to appeal your assessment at the Board of Review you will not have another chance to achieve property tax relief on your second installment property tax bill in July 2019, unless of course you sell your home or become eligible for a new exemption.

Every year homeowners have the opportunity to appeal their assessment at the Assessor’s office and at the Board of Review, regardless of when their township was reassessed. The real estate market is constantly changing and therefore we believe it is in your best interest to review your assessment annually to ensure that you only pay your fair share in taxes.
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