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Appealing Your Taxes? Didn’t Receive Your Bill? You Must Still Pay Your Cook County Property Taxes!

There is a common misconception that if you are in the process of appealing your tax assessment, you can take a vacation from paying your current year tax bill. Sorry, you still must pay the bill.

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Cook County Property Tax Appeals System Explained by Chicago Lawyer, Featuring Gary H. Smith

Gary H. Smith is a Chicago lawyer, and for the past 30 years he has been appealing Cook County property assessments — perhaps the most fundamental figure in a complex calculation that creates two tax bills a year for each of the county’s 1.8 million parcels of land.

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Assessor’s Office Response to Our Concerns on Your Behalf

Hundreds of confused Cook County and Chicago property taxpayers have been breathing a sigh of relief in the past few weeks, thanks to a procedural change in the Cook County Assessor’s Office. This change followed my meeting with the office of Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios

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Appeal Your Property Taxes and Pay Your Fair Share

By Gary H. SmithChicago and Cook County Property Tax Appeal Attorney We all know that we have to pay taxes. Without taxes, our neighborhoods would have poor schools, lackluster libraries and inadequate fire protection. Our quality of life would diminish, […]

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