The budget process begins in early summer when departments inform the Department of Budget and Management Services (DBMS) of their expected...

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Roadmap to Recovery: Cook County's American Rescue Plan

Below is an overview of the recently developed...

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Asset Marketing Committee

The Asset Marketing Committee was created by ordinance to create additional revenue or value from assets that...

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Audit Reports

The following are reports issued from the County Auditor as well as Quarterly Open Recommendations reports:

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Following are links to archived Adopted and Executive Recommendation budget documents from prior fiscal years:

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Above is the annual timeline for the preparation and passage of the County's budget.

Bureau of Finance Resources

The Cook County Bureau of Finance has instituted a number of new initiatives and deadlines...

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American Rescue Plan 

President Biden recently signed a $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP). The ARP is an ambitious initiative to...

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Ammar Rizki, Chairman

Ammar Rizki was appointed chief financial officer of Cook County in September 2017 having...

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Cook County General Obligation Bond Ratings

  • Moody's Investors Service: A2 (Stable Outlook)
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Census by the Numbers

Cook County has launched an online dashboard, Census by the Numbers, in ...

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From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Preckwinkle and all of Cook County Government have worked tirelessly to protect the health,...

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In keeping with best practice for aligning expenditures with the proper appropriation authority by fiscal year, the Bureau of Finance has prepared...

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FY 2022 Preliminary Forecast Report

The...

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FY2021 Mid-Year Budget Hearings

Below you will find information provided in response to questions posed at budget hearings to discuss the...

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Cook County's financial policies have been developed to conform to Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and National Advisory Council on...

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Below are several Forms and Affidavits related to Doing Business with Procurement. 

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General Business License

In order to effectively protect the public health, general welfare, and safety of the citizens of Cook County,...

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Cook County receives grant funds from federal, state, and private agencies for a variety of direct and indirect services provided by Cook County...

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Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application

The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook...

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Hotel Accommodations Tax Return 

Please use the registration form to...
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The Independent Revenue Forecasting Commission was created by ordinance to develop and analyze the five-year consensus revenue forecast developed...

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Grants Overview

The Cook County Justice Advisory Council (JAC) awards grants in the areas of Violence Prevention, Recidivism Reduction,...

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Non-Retailer Use Tax

General Information

An ordinance imposing a tax on the non-retail sale or...

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The official statements below provide detailed information about the outstanding bonds issued by the County. The full faith and credit of the...

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To View/Interact with the data for any of the sections below, either click on the header or reference the Related Links area on...

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Raffles

No person, firm or corporation, shall conduct continuous raffle games in a permanent location or facility in unincorporated Cook...

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Responses to Submitted Budget Questions

The Department of Budget and Management Services strives to be accessible, transparent and...

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An ordinance for a tax imposed county-wide upon all persons in Cook County engaged in the business of selling tangible personal property at retail...

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Board member contingency funds forms submitted for reimbursement approval to the Ethics Department.

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About SP and LC Citations

Sheriff Police (SP) citations consist of two different violation types: Parking and Compliance.  Both notices...

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Set Targets - Achieve Results

At Cook County, we are setting targets to achieve results. STAR is a partnership of the Board of...

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The Department of Budget and Management Services strives to be accessible, transparent and responsive to all residents. Click on the button below...

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Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax

On November 10, 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Cook County...

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COVID-19 Update

The business community and residents of Cook County are facing many challenges due to the COVID-19...

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Voluntary Disclosure Program and Eligibility Process

The Cook County Department of Revenue is implementing a Voluntary Disclosure Program...

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