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Homeowners Take Note—2016 is a Triennial Reassessment Year
The Cook County Assessor will be mailing a notice of your proposed assessed valuation to you soon—the estimated mail date is March 2, 2016. Each year, the Cook County Assessor’s Office reassesses one-third of the nearly 1.8 million parcels of property located in Cook County. This year, the Assessor’s Office is reassessing properties in New Trier Township.
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New Trier Township Assessor’s Office Announces Higher Tax Saving for Some Disabled Veterans
Under a new law, veterans who were severely injured while serving their country will no longer be required to pay property taxes in Illinois. The minimum qualifying level of disability for lesser exemption amounts has also been lowered to 30%. A letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs dated after 1/1/2015 is required to verify the veteran’s level of disability.
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First Installment Property Tax Bills are Due March 1, 2016
First installment property tax bills for tax year 2015 have been mailed. Property taxes are paid in two installments. The first installment bill is fifty-five percent (55%) of the total property tax bill for the previous year, and will be due on March 1, 2016.
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Applications for Senior Property Tax Exemptions Have Been Mailed
Exemption Renewal Applications for taxes payable in 2016 have been mailed to seniors previously receiving exemptions. Application forms for those applying for the first time are available in the Township Office and on-line at
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Empty Bowls Takes Place at Oakton Community College on Saturday, December 5
Empty Bowls will be taking place at Oakton Community College on Saturday, December 5 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Admission is free. Donation for a handmade bowl is $15. All proceeds go to local charities. The New Trier Township Food Pantry has been a grateful past recipient of the generosity of this fun event as have other local food pantries and soup kitchens.
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