Author: Shelly Rothstein

Covid-19 Closures Could Push Residential Property Tax Bills Higher In Coming Years

Business closures could shift property tax burdens to homeowners.   Written By, Cole Lauterbach – Center Square Illinois, News Partner – July 17, 2020    The COVID-19 pandemic could have lasting consequences for property owners, especially if business closures shift property tax burdens to homeowners.   Property taxes aren’t implemented like income taxes, where a percentage of Read More …

The Property Tax Bill Shock

Written by Ron Kingsley, Lake County Appeal Owner and Tax Attorney 7/10/2020   Many residential and commercial property owners were shocked by recent increases in property tax bills.  Part of the reason for the increases is that once every four years, properties in the “collar counties” of Illinois (such as DuPage, Kane, Lake, and McHenry Read More …

Barrington SD220 to make $1M budget cut, expecting less property tax revenue due to COVID pandemic

Written By, ALICIA FABBRE – CHICAGO TRIBUNE – PIONEER PRESS, 6/16/20   Anticipating a drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Barrington School District 220 school board members agreed to trim the district’s budget for next fiscal year by $1 million.   The move, approved at the June 2 board meeting, would put a hold on Read More …