Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced on March 2 that property-tax-saving exemptions for the 2021 tax year are now available online in a new, streamlined application.
Exemptions are savings that contribute to lowering a homeowner’s property tax bill. The most common is the Homeowner Exemption, which saves a Cook County property owner an average of $973 dollars each year.
Before existing and new homeowners apply, there are a few things to know that will save them time and effort.
First, existing homeowners should determine which exemptions they received last year (tax year 2020) and determine if they . . .
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