• SSMMA

Homeowner tax assistance from Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas


Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas may be able to relieve some stress for homeowners by lowering their property taxes, applying for missing exemptions which means a refund, waiving interest fees on late payments, and pushing the tax sale back indefinitely.

Cook County homeowners are missing out on: $79 million in available property tax refunds $44 million in unclaimed tax exemptions for senior citizens, veterans, and disabled persons

This money belongs to the people, not the government. All homeowners are entitled to a property tax exemption and those homeowners who are 65 or older often do not receive the senior citizen and senior freeze exemptions. They continue to pay high property taxes when they don’t have to. The Treasurer’s team is here to help.

The Treasurer’s Office will: Search for available refunds going back 20 years. Find missing exemptions going back four years. For each year of a missing exemption, a check is given.

For more information, please contact: Sonya Tompkins,  Community Outreach Liaison Cook County Treasurer Office stompkins@cookcountytreasurer.com 708 351 0421

0 views0 comments

Village of Alsip  •  Village of Beecher  •  City of Blue Island  •  Village of Burnham  •  City of Calumet City  •  Village of Calumet Park  •  City of Chicago Heights  •  City Of Country Club Hills  •  Village of Crestwood  •  Village of Crete  •  Village of Dixmoor  •  Village of Dolton  •  Village of East Hazel Crest  •  Village of Flossmoor  •  Village of Ford Heights  •  Village of Glenwood  •  City of Harvey  •  Village of Hazel Crest  •  Village of Homewood  •  Village of Lansing  •  Village of Lynwood  •  City of Markham  •  Village of Matteson  •  Village of Midlothian  •  Village of Mokena  •  Village of Monee  •  City of Oak Forest  •  Village of Olympia Fields  •  Village of Orland Hills  •  Village of Orland Park  •  Village of Park Forest  •  Village of Peotone  •  Village of Phoenix  •  Village of Posen  •  Village of Richton Park  •  Village of Riverdale  •  Village of Robbins  •  Village of Sauk Village  •  Village of South Chicago Heights  •  Village of South Holland  •  Village of Steger  •  Village of Thornton  •  Village of Tinley Park  •  Village of University Park  •  Village of Worth

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn

© 2021 by South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association