The budget process begins in early summer when departments inform the Department of Budget and Management Services (DBMS) of their expected...Read more
The Asset Marketing Committee was created by ordinance to create additional revenue or value from assets that are under the authority and control...Read more
The following are reports issued from the County Auditor as well as Quarterly Open Recommendations reports:
Following are links to archived Adopted and Executive Recommendation budget documents from prior fiscal years:
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...Read more
CARES Act Information & Application
Cook County received approximately $429 million from the U.S. Treasury from the CARES Act. Under...Read more
Cook County General Obligation Bond Ratings
- Moody's Investors Service: A2 (Stable Outlook) ...
The Census and COVID-19
- You can now fill out your census form at home either...
From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Preckwinkle and all of Cook County Government have worked tirelessly to protect the health,...Read more
In keeping with best practice for aligning expenditures with the proper appropriation authority by fiscal year, the Bureau of Finance has prepared...Read more
Cook County's financial policies have been developed to conform to Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and National Advisory Council on...Read more
Below are several Forms and Affidavits related to Doing Business with Procurement.
General Business License
In order to effectively protect the public health, general welfare, and safety of the...Read more
Cook County receives grant funds from federal, state, and private agencies for a variety of direct and indirect services provided by Cook County...Read more
Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application
The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook...Read more
Hotel Accommodations Tax Return
The Independent Revenue Forecasting Commission was created by ordinance to develop and analyze the five-year consensus revenue forecast developed...Read more
For lists of the firms in the qualified pools for underwriters for Cook County bond transactions please click...Read more
The Cook County Justice Advisory Council (JAC) awards grants in the areas of Violence Prevention, Recidivism Reduction,...Read more
Non Retailer Use Tax
An ordinance imposing a tax on the non-retail sale or...Read more
The official statements below provide detailed information about the outstanding bonds issued by the County. The full faith and credit of the...Read more
To View/Interact with the data for any of the sections below, either click on the header or reference the Related Links area on...Read more
No person, firm or corporation, shall conduct continuous raffle games in a permanent location or facility in unincorporated Cook...Read more
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...Read more
Board member contingency funds forms submitted for reimbursement approval to the Ethics Department.
About SP and LC Citations
Sheriff Police (SP) citations consist of two different violation types: Parking and Compliance. Both notices...Read more
Set Targets - Achieve Results
At Cook County, we are setting targets to achieve results. STAR is a partnership of the Board of...Read more
The Department of Budget and Management Services strives to be accessible, transparent and responsive to all residents. Click to the button below...Read more
Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax
On November 10, 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Cook County...Read more
Cook County now allows establishments licensed to sell alcohol for on-site consumption to...Read more