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Three property tax homestead exemptions extended

Three homestead exemptions will automatically renew for the next property tax year.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law a bill that will eliminate the need for yearly renewals. The action was one of several COVID-19 related bills approved during the spring legislative session.

Under the bill, homeowners who received the Persons with Disabilities Exemption, the Veterans with Disabilities Exemption or the Senior Freeze Exemption on property tax bills due in 2020 will not have to re-apply to receive the exemption on bills due in 2021. 

If homeowners believe they . . .

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