What tax exemptions are there?

You should always check your tax bill to make sure all exemptions you qualify for are applied to it. Call the Supervisor of Assessments office immediately if you are missing one you may qualify for. A person or married couples living together are only allowed one property with homestead exemptions on it throughout the United […]

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How Do I Appeal My Property Assessment?

How Do I know what my assessment is? The assessments can be found: On the Macon County website; On the assessment notices that are mailed out if there is a change in the property and/or if it is the general reassessment year for the township; Published in the local paper if there is a change […]

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What is the Equalization Factor/Multiplier?

Illinois statutes require that the assessed value of non-farm property equal 33 1/3 percent of its market value (except for Cook County). However, assessment levels may vary from the statutory 33 1/3 percent within an assessment jurisdiction, between assessment jurisdictions, within a county, and between counties. These differences occur for several reasons including the large […]

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Why has my real estate property assessment changed?

By law, each property, other than farmland, must be viewed, inspected, and revalued once every four years (excluding Cook County). Farmland is reassessed each year. Between these general assessments, assessors may revalue property if its value is incorrect. A county board may, by resolution, divide the county into four assessment districts. In these counties, one […]

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