The Cook County Property Tax System

The Cook County property tax system is complex. It involves the Assessor's Office, the Board of Review, the Cook County Clerk, and the Cook County Treasurer. Plus, the Illinois Department of Revenue. How much you pay in taxes depends on your property's assessment, assessments of other properties, appeals, exemptions, and local tax levies. In this section, we explain all of it.

Assessments and Property Taxes

Assessments and Property Taxes

What's the difference? And how does one determine the other?

Appeals

Appeals

When and how to appeal an assessment for different kinds of properties.