Chicago, Cook County Study: Property tax growing faster than inflation, incomes
From the Cook County treasurer, says people who pay property taxes Have been taking a much bigger hit over the past two decades. W BB EMS ROB Heart With the the details. details. Report Report from from Cook Cook County County Treasurer Treasurer Maria Maria Path Path has has found found the the county's county's property property tax tax bills bills virtually virtually doubled doubled over over the the last last 20 20 years. years. Study Study says says that's that's triple triple the the increase increase in in the the cost cost of of living living during that time in Chicago. Taxes on residential properties increased 164% since 2000 in suburban Cook County. Total residential taxes jumped 116%. Pat. The study analyzed total property taxes build by Cook County's 135 villages, Cities and 2200 local government agencies. You can look at the tax history of your home at Cook County treasurer dot com.