The Cook County Assessor’s Office has recently updated the Vacancy/Occupancy Affidavit required in order to secure reduced taxes on vacant buildings. The Assessor has expanded the format to two pages, with the first page continuing to request a mon ... Read Full Article
On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, I testified in front of the Cook County Business and Economic Development Committee, along with 24 Mayors throughout Cook County, to repeal the new Cook County Incentives Ordinance 74-71(b)(2), which implemented new La ... Read Full Article
The overhauled income tax laws coming into effect in 2018 have resulted in varying ramifications for owners of real estate.
The new limit on state income and local property taxes has in most cases made it beneficial to prepay personal real estate ... Read Full Article
Spectrum Assisted Living Center with 9 locations in Illinois had their groundbreaking at their newest $70 million dollar facility in Palos Heights where Liston and Tsantilis received the first Cook County 7b Incentive for Assisted Living Centers.
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The Cook County Board of Commissioners recently issued an amendment to the Cook County Property Tax Ordinance that modified the requirements for incentives (including Class 6b, 7A, 7B, 7C, 8 and 9). Taxpayers, both those interested in applying for a ... Read Full Article