Author: Shelly Rothstein

ILLINOIS STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 59: Didech Property Tax Relief Legislation Signed into Law

By, Press release submission – Lake County Gazette – 6/22/19 Illinois State House District 59 issued the following announcement on July 18 Legislation championed by state Rep. Daniel Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, which will create a mechanism to lower the property tax burden on middle-class families by providing them yearly cost-saving rebates, was recently signed into Read More …

Property tax relief is next ‘think big’ idea for Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Illinois lawmakers to face

  Written By, Rick Pearson – Chicago Tribune, 6/10/19    Gov. J.B. Pritzker hailed the accomplishments of state lawmakers for checking off the major items of his “think big” agenda this spring, saying their work delivered Illinois one of the most “consequential and transformative legislative sessions in history.” But in approving a proposed constitutional change Read More …

Hundreds of Lake County properties were overtaxed, officials admit

Written by, Russell Lissau – Daily Herald, 5/23/19 Hundreds of Lake County property owners received tax bills this month that wrongly demanded too much money because of computer errors that eliminated legitimate credits, officials admitted Thursday. The majority of those mistakes affected properties in the Wauconda area, said Bob Glueckert, the county’s new chief assessment officer. Data errors Read More …

2019 Lake County Assessments Delayed

By, Jill Odzer, Lake County Appeal, 5/7/19 – The Lake County Assessor’s office is in the process of implementing an updated website and on-line appeal process.  The good news is that the website will contain significantly more information for taxpayers.  The bad news is that the implementation will significantly delay the publication of the 2019 blue assessment notices and, consequently, the appeal deadlines for this year.  The latest information from the Assessor’s Office Read More …