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Cook County Property Taxes

Are You a Tax-Exempt Charity? Sure About That?

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kelly Kleiman

Illinois has begun to cast lascivious glances at its nonprofits. Those property-tax exemptions look mighty comfortable.

Property Taxes: Winners And Losers

CBS 2 | Vince Gerasole | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's a taxing weekend for Cook County home owners. In tough economic times, many are coping with confusing double digit property tax increases....

Property Taxes Jump 9.6 Percent

Chicago Sun-Times | TIM NOVAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Many Chicago homeowners will see their property taxes rise sharply in the tax bills going out this week....

Cook County Property Tax Deadline Looms

Daily Herald | Ted Cox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County property owners must pay their second-installment tax bills by the end of the day Tuesday....

Daley: Appeal Your Property Taxes, System 'Broken'

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard M. Daley is calling the Cook County property tax system "broken" and wants citizens of Chicago to protest their property tax bills....

Assessor Looks To Cut Home Valuations As Sale Prices Drop

Chicago Sun-Times | Mark J. Konkol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Thanks to the real estate market crash, your house is probably being taxed at a higher level than it's worth. Cook County Assessor James Houlihan say...

All I Want for Christmas Is a Modernized Cook County Government

Mike Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Quigley

Short of absolute dictatorships, my staff and I couldn't find an example of a more powerful veto anywhere in the world. Why does the president of the Cook County Board have this much power?

Over 8,000 To Get Cook County Tax Refunds

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Some 8,500 owners of homes and other property across Cook County are owed about $9.8 million in refunds from overpayments caused by changes in assessm...