Cook County Assessors Office
118 N. Clark St. Room 320
Chicago, IL 60602
Telephone:
312-443-7550
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
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The County offers services to assist Veteran Homeowners with exemptions.

Homeowner Exemption– the Homeowner Exemption provides tax relief by reducing the equalized assess valuation of an eligible residence.

Returning Veterans’ Exemption– Veterans returning from active duty in armed conflict are eligible to receive a $5,000 reduction in the equalized assessed value of their property only for each taxable year in which they return.

Disabled Veterans’ Exemption– Veterans with a service connected disability as certified by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs are eligible for this annual exemption.  A disability of at least 70 percent is eligible for a $5,000 exemption in equalized assessed value (EAV).  A disability of at least 50 percent, but less than 69 percent is eligible for a $2,500 reduction in EAV.

For more information regarding Property Tax Relief and Homestead Exemptions click here.