Taxes News

The Cook County Department of Revenue (DOR) and Bureau of Technology (BOT) were recently awarded a 2021 LocalSmart Award for Local IT Innovation of the Year…

Recognizing the financial toll of the coronavirus and the pressing need to extend economic relief to area homeowners, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Wednesday plans to waive late fees on property tax payments. 

We applaud today’s decision by Judge Kubasiak granting our motion to dismiss the plaintiff’s lawsuit challenging the sweetened beverage tax. We believed all along that our ordinance was carefully drafted and met pertinent constitutional tests.

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that she has commissioned a full review of Cook County’s property tax system.

While we respect Judge Kubasiak’s decision, we are disappointed that he has granted a temporary restraining order (TRO) preventing the collection of the sweetened beverage tax.