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Cook County: 2020 Annual Property Tax Rate Released

The Cook County tax rate is determined each year using two considerations: How much money the county needs and the total assessed value of all the properties in the county. This year, Cook County determined it needed $16.1 billion. This […]

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Cook County Property Taxes: Nightmare for New Home Buyers

When planning a home renovation project, it’s easy to overlook what could be your largest source of ongoing expense—the property taxes. Make sure to include a realistic estimate when planning a remodeling budget. How Adding Square Footage Impacts Property Taxes […]

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Commercial Property Owners Are Getting Slammed in Cook County

Commercial property owners in Cook County, Illinois are getting hit hard by property tax bills that continue to soar according to a recent analysis of the 2020 tax bill. The second installment tax bills, which are due to be paid […]

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