Exemption Services

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Analysis of assessments:

Our Company will analyze your Commercial Property Assessment using a Comparables Method-Lock of Uniformity or Cost, Income and Market approach to value. We will review the possibility of excess land issues, and perform a comparable property search analysis to determine if your property is over assessed based on lack of uniformity.

Appearance before the assessor:

We will prepare all of the necessary complaints and supporting documentation required in the appeal process, and report to you with the results when we obtain them. We will also recommend further steps in the appeal process when appropriate.

Our Company will check and help you fill out every necessary document to obtain exemptions or to lower your property Tax:

Homeowner Exemption

The Homeowner Exemption provides tax relief by reducing the equalized assessed valuation of an eligible residence.

Senior Citizen Exemption

The Senior Citizen Exemption provides tax relief by further reducing the equalized valuation of an eligible residence.

Long-time occupant exemption

If you have lived in your home for 10 years or more, you may be eligible for an additional real estate tax exemption to reduce your property taxes (COOK COUNTY ONLY). You must have owned and occupied your residence from January 1, 2000 through January 1, 2010 as well as have a total household income of $100 000 or less for the income tax year 2010. Only Public Act 95-644 that passed into law in 2007 created a new homestead exemption for counties that are subject to the AGHE (currently only in Cook County) The property must be occupied for 10 continuous years or 5 continuous years if the person received assistance to acquire the property as part of a government or non-profit housing program.
The maximum exemption amount is $10,000.

Senior Freeze Exemption

The Senior Freeze Exemption allows qualified senior citizens to apply for a freeze of the equalized assessed value (EAV) of their properties for the year preceding the year in which they first apply and qualify for this exemption.

Home Improvement Exemption

The Home Improvement Exemption allows you to increase the value of your home with up to $75,000 worth of improvements without increasing your property taxes for at least four

Returning Veterans’ Exemption

Veterans returning from active duty in armed conflict are eligible to receive a $5,000 reduction in the equalized assessed value of their property for the tax year and the following tax year upon the veterans return from active duty.

Disabled Veterans’ Homeowner Exemption

Veterans with a service connected disability as certified by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs are eligible for this annual exemption. A disability of at least 70 percent is eligible for a $5,000 exemption in equalized assessed value (EAV). A disability of at least 50 percent, but less than 69 percent, is eligible for a $2,500 reduction in EAV.

Disabled Persons’ Exemption

This exemption provides disabled persons with an annual $2,000 reduction in the equalized assessed value (EAV) of the property.