Available for residential property that is occupied by the
owners as the principal dwelling place. Exemption amount up to
$6,000. No application is needed.
SENIOR CITIZEN HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION:
Available to qualified senior
citizens 65 years of age or over. Home is owned & occupied
by a senior or is leased & occupied by a senior who is
obligated to pay the taxes on the property. Must apply for this
SENIOR CITIZENS TAX ASSESSMENT FREEZE:
Resident must be 65 years of age
or older and a household income of $55,000 or less. Application
filed with the Supervisor of Assessments Office.
SENIOR CITIZENS REAL ESTATE TAX
Must be at least 65 years of age
by June 1St and annual income of $50,000 or less. Own &
occupy residence for last 3 years. Forms obtained in the County
Treasurer's Office and must be returned by March 1St. Copy of
proof of insurance must accompany forms.
HOMESTEAD IMPROVEMENT EXEMPTION:
For those who qualify, exemption
up to $75,000 of the value of improvement, if it resulted in an
assessment increase. Can continue for up to 4 years.
Unless otherwise noted:
Contact Supervisor of Assessments Office
for forms, requirements and questions concerning exemptions.
$2,000 exemption to those that qualify. Class 2 designated
disability ID card obtained from DMV.
*DISABLED VETERANS EXEMPTION:
May exempt up to an assessed value of $100,000. The
Illinois Department of Veteran's Affairs determines eligibility
for this exemption.
*DISABLED VETERANS STANDARD EXEMPTION:
Have a service connected
disability rating of 50% to 100%. Percentage of disability
determines amount of exemption of either $2,500 or $5,000
RETURNING VETERANS EXEMPTION:
A one-time $5,000 exemption to qualifying veterans that
return from active duty in an armed conflict. Must file an
application upon return home.
*can receive only one of these exemptions