property tax

Senior property tax exemption applications due Feb. 7

Senior citizens have until Feb. 7 to file their annual renewal for the Senior and Senior Freeze Exemptions on their 2017 property taxes.

The Senior Exemption application is part of a booklet sent to eligible seniors. The booklet also contains the separate, income-based Senior Freeze Exemption application.
To qualify for the Senior Citizen Exemption, a taxpayer must have: 
  • A birthdate in or prior to 1952 

Tuesday meeting to provide information on tax assessments, appeals

Rich Township residents are invited to a Tuesday, Sept. 19, workshop on Cook County property assessment appeals.

The meeting will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Country Club Hills Village Hall, 4200 W. 183rd Street. 
Each year, the Cook County Assessor's Office reassesses one-third of the nearly 1.8 million parcels of property located in Cook County. This year, the assessor's office is reassessing properties located in the South Suburbs. 

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