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Tax News2019-08-30T14:42:31+00:00

Maricopa County lowers property taxes to stimulate economy

June 21st, 2022|Categories: Economics|

Carly Moran – The Center Square contributor  (The Center Square) – Maricopa County’s final 2023 budget lowers the property tax rate to 1.25% in hopes of stimulating the increasingly unaffordable housing market. “The Phoenix metro area has gone from one of the most affordable in the country to one of the hardest hit by inflation. Our goal with this budget [...]

Increased Transfer Taxes

June 1st, 2022|Categories: National|

The idea of imposing a tax on high-end real estate transfers is gaining steam in some local cities. Above, a home for sale in Corona del Mar in 2021. (Susan Hoffman) The modest South Pasadena house went on the market at just under $1.2 million and sold for a hair above $2.5 million, and when I wrote about it last [...]

World politicians to visit Chicago for property tax summit

May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Cook County|

By Samantha Chatman Friday, May 20, 2022 CHICAGO (WLS) -- Politicians from more than a dozen countries will be visiting Chicago next week to see how Cook County manages its property taxes. Visitors from Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay will be in town for a two-day property tax [...]

Cook County Tax Sale Concluded

May 19th, 2022|Categories: Cook County|

Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas has concluded the annual sale of delinquent property taxes which occurred from May 12 – 18, 2022. This Tax Sale was for delinquent property taxes from Tax Year 2019, which was due in two installments in 2020. Approximately $175.6 million in unpaid 2019 property taxes were overdue on 37,176 properties in Cook County. The properties [...]

Cook County Candidate Forum

May 16th, 2022|Categories: Cook County|

Candidate Forum May 19, 2022 at noon The Women’s Property Tax Association has invited the candidates for the Cook County Assessor and the Cook County Board of Review primary races to participate in a virtual forum. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. This is your opportunity to hear the candidates address practitioners in the property tax field as they answer questions prepared [...]

Affordable Housing

May 11th, 2022|Categories: Cook County, Development Projects, Economics|

This presentation is so overdue! #propertytax Liz Butler(She/Her) • 1stReal Estate & Land Use Attorney | AICP Certified | Chicago Lawyer 40 Under Forty6h • 6 hours ago I'm looking forward to a great conversation this Friday with Mary Kathleen Fitzgerald of Fitzgerald Law Group, P.C. about the game changing property tax incentive program for affordable housing. Thank you to [...]

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