Tax Blog

 

Property owners all over Cook County this week received their second installment 2020 property tax bills. Suffice it to say, our analysts were not surprised. 

The former investment wizard wants another go and valuing Cook County's properties for the coming three years...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says it is in a 2022 "Budget Forecast" released today...

Assessor Kaegi deems the local real estate market strong, notes higher property values despite Covid-19...

The Board of Review, heavily delayed in its 2020 appeal review due to Covid-19, is halfway through the County and moving along steadily.

“A lot of things the Assessor does are a mystery," Patlak says. "A fairly large number.” We look into Patlak's efforts to dymystify the Office's machinations, improve taxpayer access, and upcoming matchup against Democratic challenger Tammy Wendt here...