Two Opportunities To Appeal in Cook County
Cook County Assessor’s Office – The primary function of the Assessor, an elected official, is to assess each of the County’s 1.8 million properties at a fair and equitable market value. The Assessor also grants tax exemptions and special incentives. Property Tax Solutions has generally found the Board of Review to be more generous in granting relief than the Assessor.
Cook County Board of Review – Led by three elected Commissioners representing three districts, the Cook County Board of Review is vested with quasi-judicial powers to adjudicate taxpayer complaints and recommend exempt status for real property. The Board is formally dedicated to providing taxpayers with fair and impartial judgment. Only an owner or the owner’s licensed attorney may submit appeals to this body.