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Ald. Harris helps homeowners appeal property tax assessments on July 26th

Concerned over your most recent property tax assessment? You’re not alone. Have you ever considered an appeal? Seeking a reduction is a simple, no-cost option aimed at saving big money on your tax bill. Want to hear the good news? Homeowners don’t need an attorney and what’s more, on average, nearly 80% of property tax appeals considered by the Cook County Board of Review are successful.

Alderman Michelle A. Harris

8th Ward Alderman Michelle A. Harris and Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Larry R. Rogers Jr. will host a community outreach event on Thursday, July 26, 2018, from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Olive Harvey College, 10001 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago Illinois, for filing of property tax appeals. Please bring your most recent property tax bill.

“I encourage 8th Ward residents to attend this convenient neighborhood property tax appeal seminar. This is just one of the ways in which I bring the services of the Board of Review to directly to property owners. My staff and I will join Board of Review employees, who will answer any questions and give all attendees assistance in filing an appeal.”

“I am committed to ensuring that local taxpayers know they are entitled to have their property assessments reviewed for appeals. The 8th Ward Aldermanic office has a longstanding reputation of being accountable to our constituents, by providing innovative leadership and improved services,” said Alderman Harris. “This helps our residents receive reductions, especially when their property is over assessed, so that taxpayers don’t pay more than their fair share of property taxes.”

If you have any questions, please contact Alderman Harris’ 8th Ward public service office at 773-874-3300 or Commissioner Rogers’ office at 312-603-5540.

The only requirement for a taxpayer to appeal a property assessment is a completed complaint form filed before the township appeal period closes. Alderman Harris cordially invites you to join us for this most informative property tax assessment appeal event – – and tell your neighbors, friends and family!

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