- 2022 First Installment Property Tax Bills, payable in 2023, have now been posted to the Cook County Treasurer’s website; however, physical bills will not be mailed to property owners until the end of February. First Installment payment is due by Monday, April 3, 2023 and this installment’s property taxes are equal to the total 2021 taxes paid in 2022 x 55%. As a reminder, exemptions are applied to the Second Installment bill due later in the year.
- The Senior Citizen Tax Deferral Program deadline for Tax Year 2022 is March 1, 2023. There are no time extensions for the application. Homeowners must be 65 years old by June 1st of this year and the household income must be $65,000 or less. As stated on the Cook County Treasurer’s website: “The Senior Citizen Real Estate Tax Deferral Program is a tax-relief program that works like a loan. It allows qualified seniors to defer a maximum of $7,500 per tax year (this includes 1st and 2nd installments) on their primary home. The loan from the State of Illinois is paid when the property is sold, or upon death of the participant.”
Click HERE to view, download, print, or pay your Property Tax Bill or to get information on the Senior Citizen Tax Deferral Program.
- Senior Freeze Exemption Applications are not expected to be mailed to property owners until mid March.
- First Time Exemption Applications: taxpayers applying for the Homeowner, Senior Citizen, Senior Freeze, or Disabled Homeowner Exemptions for the first time will be able to find these applications on the Cook County Assessor’s website and in the Riverside Township Assessor’s Office in mid March. These exemptions will be applied to the second installment bill.
If you have questions or need assistance, you can always call the Riverside Township Assessor’s Office at (708) 447-7700 or send them an email at: [email protected].