Lemont, IL-- Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak is announcing a property tax appeal seminar that will be offered to taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2013 property tax assessments.
The seminar is co-sponsored by Lemont Mayor Brian Reaves and Village Board Trustee Paul Chialdikas. The hour long session will educate taxpayers on how to file a successful tax appeal in a time when the economy is putting added pressures to home and business owners.
The seminar includes a presentation by Commissioner Dan Patlak explaining how property taxes are calculated and the appeal procedure of the Board of Review. Before the end of the evening, taxpayers will have an opportunity to work with staff from the Board of Review to address their specific questions and concerns.
This event is free to the public and there is no fee to appeal at the Board of Review. Taxpayers are asked to bring a copy of their most recent tax bill.
The seminar will be held:
Thursday, September 26th, 2013
Lemont Village Hall
418 Main Street
Lemont, IL 60439
Appeal forms also may be picked up at the Board of Review located at 118 N. Clark Street-Room 601 in Chicago, the Bridgeview Satellite Office located at 10200 S. 76th Ave, or at the Lemont Township Office located at 1115 Warner Avenue.
Please contact Outreach Director Daniela Hernandez (312) 603-7356 with any questions.
The Cook County Board of Review is a quasi-judicial agency responsible for adjudicating assessment appeals for all property in Cook County. Commissioner Dan Patlak represents the 1st District of the Board of Review, which encompasses 90% of Suburban Cook County and the 19th and 41st Wards of Chicago.
Taxpayers may also file an appeal online by visiting our website at www.cookcountyboardofreview.com.