The Illinois legislature is allowing for the automatic renewal of many property tax exemptions for tax year 2020.
Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi said the change is due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The exemptions will be applied to the second installment of the property tax bill that is issued in summer.
The following exemptions will automatically renew this year for homeowners who received them last year for tax year 2019 and who remained eligible in 2020:
- Homeowner Exemption (annual auto-renewal).
- Senior Exemption (annual auto-renewal).
- Senior Freeze Exemption (2020 auto . . .
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