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Cook County Board Approves Lower Tax Rates for Vehicle Transfers Between Non-Retailers

By at May 9, 2013 | 9:03 am | 2 Comments

Cook County Board Approves Lower Tax Rates for Vehicle Transfers Between Non-Retailers

On May 8, 2013 the Cook County Board of Commissioners today approved an amendment to lower tax rates on the transfer of motor vehicles between county residents. The new rates, which take effect August 1, set a $90 tax on the transfer of motor vehicles nine years or older.  Vehicles four to eight years old will be subject to a $175 tax. Vehicles three years old or more...

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Preckwinkle Introduces Change to Parking Tax

By at May 9, 2013 | 8:45 am | 0 Comment

Preckwinkle Introduces Change to Parking Tax

On May 8, 2013, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle  introduced an amendment that would lower the rate for many individuals who park in garages and lots. After a change in state law, the County and the City of Chicago are able to implement a percentage-based rate, rather than a tiered structure.  The County plans to impose a flat, 8.5% tax rate on parking more...

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Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios Outlines Plans to Help Homeowners After Recent Flooding

By at April 30, 2013 | 11:11 am | 0 Comment

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios Outlines Plans to Help Homeowners After Recent Flooding

Originally published in the April 30, 2013 edition of ChicagoTribune.com Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced today that his office, in cooperation with local, township, and county elected officials, will host numerous outreach sessions to help taxpayers that suffered great losses as a result of the serious flooding. “Many Cook County residents have more...

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County Board Introduces Lower Tax Rates For Vehicle Transfers Between Non-Retailers

By at April 18, 2013 | 11:45 am | 1 Comments

County Board Introduces Lower Tax Rates For Vehicle Transfers Between Non-Retailers

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today introduced an amendment to lower tax rates on the transfer of motor vehicles between county residents. Beginning August 1, an individual transferring ownership of a motor vehicle nine years or older will be subject to a $90 tax.  Vehicles four to eight years old will be subject to a $175 tax. Vehicles three years old more...

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President Preckwinkle Announces BUILT in Cook Loan Fund

By at April 18, 2013 | 11:04 am | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle Announces BUILT in Cook Loan Fund

President Preckwinkle today announced that Cook County received approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for a $30 million loan guarantee program to finance four types of sustainable development. They are: transit-oriented, mixed-use developments within a half-mile of passenger rail; cargo-oriented projects near freight rail lines and more...

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Berrios Property Tax Relief Measure Passes Both Houses

By at April 14, 2013 | 7:37 am | 0 Comment

Berrios Property Tax Relief Measure Passes Both Houses

Originally appeared at the Cook County Assessor's Website Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced Thursday that legislation he crafted to increase the amount of savings for the Homeowner and Senior Exemptions has passed the Illinois General Assembly. The bill is designed to soften the blow caused by the sunset of the 7 percent Expanded Homeowner Exemption, which more...

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Reassessment Notices Mailed to Elk Grove Township Taxpayers

By at March 20, 2013 | 11:12 am | 1 Comments

Reassessment Notices Mailed to Elk Grove Township Taxpayers

Originally published on the Cook County Assessor's Website March 15th Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced that reassessment notices were mailed today to close to 18,000 residential property owners in Elk Grove Township.  “Our goal at the Assessor’s Office is to ensure that all property owners are equitably assessed,” Assessor Berrios said. “I more...

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Berrios Proposes Property Tax Relief Measure

By at March 13, 2013 | 5:27 pm | 0 Comment

Berrios Proposes Property Tax Relief Measure

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced Tuesday that he has crafted pending legislation in the Illinois General Assembly to increase the amount of savings for the Homeowner and Senior Exemptions. The bill is designed to soften the blow caused by the sunset of the 7 Percent Expanded Homeowner Exemption, which was originally designed to provide relief from rising more...

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Reassessment Notices Mailed to Evanston Township Taxpayers

By at February 28, 2013 | 5:45 am | 0 Comment

Reassessment Notices Mailed to Evanston Township Taxpayers

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios announced that reassessment notices were mailed today to close to 22,000 residential property owners in Evanston Township. “Our goal at the Assessor’s Office is to ensure that all property owners are equitably assessed,” Assessor Berrios said. “I encourage all homeowners to review their reassessment notices carefully to be more...

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President Preckwinkle Names Cook County Land Bank Authority Board Of Directors

By at February 6, 2013 | 9:44 am | 3 Comments

President Preckwinkle Names Cook County Land Bank Authority Board Of Directors

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the members of the Cook County Land Bank Authority’s Board of Directors, which will oversee the work of the land bank’s efforts to return vacant properties to productive use. The board is comprised of a diverse group of professionals with expertise in a variety of fields, including housing, open space, more...

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