Budget and Financial

Budget and Management Services

About the Budget Process

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

American Rescue Plan Act

Roadmap to Recovery: Cook County's American Rescue Plan Below is an overview of the recently developed Roadmap to Recovery: Cook County’s A…
Bureau of Finance

Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports

The County prepares an Annual Comprehensive Financial Report in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Bureau of Finance

ARPA Information Local Governments

American Rescue Plan Act On March 11, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). ARP…
Bureau of Finance

Asset Marketing

Asset Marketing CommitteeThe Asset Marketing Committee was created by ordinance to create additional revenue or value from assets that are u…

Audit Reports

Audit Reports The following are reports issued from the County Auditor as well as Quarterly Open Recommendations reports:
Budget and Management Services

Budget Archives

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

Budget Calendar

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

Bureau of Finance COVID-19 Response

Bureau of Finance ResourcesThe Cook County Bureau of Finance has instituted a number of new initiatives and deadlines amid the COVID-19 pand…
Bureau of Finance

CARES Act Information for Local Governments

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

Commission Bios

Transportation and Highways

Connecting Cook County - Long Range Transportation Plan

Long Range Transportation Plan Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the Cook County Board are committed to strengt…
Contract Compliance

Contact Contract Compliance

We want to hear from you! Please feel free to reach out to our office anytime with any questions or if we can ever be of assist…
Contract Compliance

Contract Compliance Events

The Office of Contract Compliance is expanding its outreach efforts and providing numerous helpful opportunities to engage with…
Contract Compliance

Contract Compliance FAQs

We know you may have questions for our office.
Contract Compliance

Contract Compliance Form Library

This is your one-stop-shop for Contract Compliance forms. Below you will find information on the various documents you may need…
Contract Compliance

Contract Compliance Reports

Welcome to the Office of Contract Compliance Archives. Here you will find copies of various reports and studies created by our…
Bureau of Finance

Cook County Bond Ratings

Cook County General Obligation Bond Ratings Moody's Investors Service: A1 (Stable Outlook) Fitch Ratings: AA- (Positive Outlook) Standard…
Office of the President

Cook County COVID-19 Response Plan

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

Cook County Property Tax Bridge Fund

Property Tax Bridge Fund Cook County’s Property Tax Bridge Fund Program is making hundreds of millions of dollars in no interest loans avai…
Budget and Management Services

Current Budget Information

FY2025 Preliminary Forecast ReportThe
Budget and Management Services

Department Budget Hearings

FY2024 Budget HearingsBelow you will find information provided in response to questions posed at budget hearings held recently to discuss th…
Bureau of Finance

Financial Policies

Cook County's financial policies have been developed to conform to Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and National Advisory Coun…
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

Forms & Affidavits

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

General Business License

General Business LicenseIn order to effectively protect the public health, general welfare, and safety of the citizens of Cook County, busin…
Department of Revenue

Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application

Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook County…
Department of Revenue

Hotel Tax

Hotel Accommodations Tax Return  Please use the registration form to register for the Cook County Hotel Accommodations Tax (this form can a…
Bureau of Finance

Independent Revenue Forecasting Commission

The Independent Revenue Forecasting Commission was created by ordinance to review and analyze the five-year consensus revenue forecast devel…
Bureau of Finance

Investor Relations

  **Please visit our new investor website at CookCountyInvestorRelations.com where you can find additional helpful information related to t…
Justice Advisory Council

Justice Advisory Council Grants

Grants & Investments OverviewThe Cook County Justice Advisory Council (JAC) awards grants in the areas of Violence Prevention, Services…
Department of Revenue

Non-Retailer Use Tax

Non-Retailer Use TaxGeneral InformationAn ordinance imposing a tax on the non-retail sale or transfer of tangible property titled or registe…
Contract Compliance

OCC - Certification

The Office of Contract Compliance (“OCC”) maintains the highest commitment
Contract Compliance

OCC - Compliance

What We DoCompliance Officers set MBE, WBE and DBE Contract goals on Cook County and Cook County Health contracts $25,000 dolla…
Contract Compliance

OCC - Strategic Initiatives

Strategic Initiatives is a division within the Office of Contract Compliance whose primary responsibility is to develop and exe…
Bureau of Finance

Outstanding Bonds

The official statements below provide detailed information about the outstanding bonds issued by the County. The full faith and credit of th…
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

Procurement Data & Information

To View/Interact with the data for any of the sections below, either click on the header or reference the Related Links area on the right si…
Department of Revenue


RafflesNo person, firm or corporation, shall conduct continuous raffle games in a permanent location or facility in unincorporated Cook Coun…
Budget and Management Services

Responses to Submitted Questions

Responses to Submitted Budget Questions The Department of Budget and Management Services strives to be accessible, transparent and responsi…
Department of Revenue

Retailers Occupation Tax

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

Sec. 34-40. - Use of Contingency Funds by Commissioners (018-890)

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

SP and LC Citations

About SP and LC CitationsSheriff Police (SP) citations consist of two different violation types: Parking and Compliance.  Both notices are h…
Budget and Management Services

Submit Budget Questions

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

Sweetened Beverage Tax

Cook County Sweetened Beverage TaxOn November 10, 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax…
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer

The Procurement Process

Competitive ProcessPublic competition is one of the core pillars to our procurement program. Our competitive solicitations are announced in…
Budget and Management Services

Travel and Business Expenses Policy and Procedures

Cook County has a fiduciary responsibility to ensure County resources are used responsibly and that individuals do not incur inappropriate o…
Cook County Liquor Commission

Video Gaming License

Video Gaming Cook County now allows establishments licensed to sell alcohol for on-site consumption to install up to six video gaming termi…
Department of Revenue

Voluntary Disclosure Program

Voluntary Disclosure Program and Eligibility ProcessThe Cook County Department of Revenue is implementing a Voluntary Disclosure Program (Se…