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Illinois Property Taxes

3 Things to Remember About Illinois Property Taxes

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.21.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

On May 17, Democrats in the Illinois House approved a property tax freeze bill that Republicans protested as a stunt. And the conservative Americans For Prosperity-Illinois has made tamping down property taxes a major cause this spring.

If You're a Homeowner in Illinois, You Need to See This Chart

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.04.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

When looking to move and buy a home somewhere, the famous saying is "location, location, location." Yes, location is important. It influences how much your house may cost and how much you will be paying for property taxes.

Illinois Property Taxes by County

Reboot Illinois | Posted 06.04.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

If you've ever wondered what other Illinois counties pay in property taxes, then this is just the list you've been looking for! Here's a list of Illinois property taxes by county. Are you surprised by the results?

Crushed by Property Taxes? Betcha You Live in Northern Illinois

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.09.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

If you're an Illinois resident with a high property tax bill, chances are strong you live in one of the collar counties surrounding Chicago. That's not an end-all-be-all statement, but based on data from, it's a pretty safe assumption.

Property Taxes Likely Rising As Schools Face $500 Million Budget Hole

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite receiving a huge influx of federal economic-stimulus cash, Chicago Public Schools faces a nearly half-billion-dollar budget hole, and state ta...