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1st Installment 2017 Tax Bills due March 1, 2017

1st installment 2017 tax bills were sent to property owners the last week in January. Bills are due March 1, 2017. This is an estimated tax bill, comprising 55% of the total amount of the taxes you paid in the previous year. For questions, or to appeal, please contact Assessor Pamela Kende at 708.366.2787. Appointments are highly recommended, as the resident and the Assessor must prepare documents in advance.
Senior and Senior Freeze Exemptions

Senior and Senior Freeze Exemptions must be filed every year. The deadline was February 8. If you own your home and were born in the year 1951 or earlier, and you have not already applied for Senior or Senior Freeze Exemption on your primary residence, please contact Assessor Pamela Kende immediately at 708.366.2787.
Community Outreach with the Assessor's Office February 21st

Community Outreach with the Cook County Assessor's Office - Tuesday, February 21, 6:30-8:30 pm, hosted by the RF Township Assessor. All residents are invited to attend and ask questions regarding your new property assessment. Held at the RF Community Center, 8020 Madison Street, room 206.
Property Tax Reassessment Underway in River Forest

Tri-annual reassessment notices have been mailed by the Cook County Assessor's office. Residents will have 30 days to file an appeal with the Cook County Assessor. You may file directly at the outreach on February 21st or on-line at www.cookcountyassessor.com. The RF Assessor's office can help you find comparable properties for your appeal; please call 708.366.2787.
Senior Citizens Seeking Tax Relief Can Defer Up to $5,000 in Property Taxes this Year
Applications for Senior Property Tax Exemptions Mailed; All Seniors Must Apply to Renew Their Exemptions
River Forest Township Assessor's Annual Report 2016

Township Assessor
Pamela Kende, River Forest Township Assessor:
P: 708.366.2787
E: assessor@riverforesttownship.org

Frequently Asked Questions About Your Property Taxes

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The Township Assessor serves as the local liaison with the Cook County Assessor's office.

Our Township is also your source for:

  • assistance with appeals for reductions in property tax assessments
  • help obtaining homeowner and senior property tax exemptions and senior
    tax freezes
  • help obtaining tax-related information and change-of-address forms
  • records of residential real estate sales and trends


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