In Cook County, property is reassessed every three years and next year will be Riverside Township’s time for reassessment. It is a bit too early now to provide taxpayers with greater details, so stay tuned to the Assessor’s page and watch for future emails, announcements, and articles from the Riverside Township Assessor’s Office over the next few months.
There is no need to panic about 2020’s upcoming reassessment and now is a great time to become more knowledgeable about owning property in Cook County. All government offices involved in the property tax cycle maintain fantastic websites with loads of information.
- The Cook County Assessor’s Office determines assessed values, takes the first round of appeals, and administers Cook County Property Tax Exemptions. Have your PIN number handy to look for information about your property on their website.
- The Cook County Board of Review provides taxpayers with a second level of assessed valuation appeals on their website.
- The Cook County Treasurer’s Office sends out property tax bills twice a year, collects and distributes property taxes.
- The Cook County Clerk’s Office compiles the budgets from all taxing bodies to calculate local tax rates. Detailed reports on how tax dollars are collected and distributed, as well as info about redemption of delinquent property taxes and elections can be found on their website.
- The Cook County Recorder of Deeds Office maintains files on real estate. Protect your home against property fraud by signing up for their free Property Fraud Alert on their website.
Remember to stay in touch and sign up for the Township Assessor’s email contact list by sending them a message to [email protected].
Check-in regularly for info on the Township website or simply call the Township Assessor’s Office at (708) 447-7700. Their office is located on the 3rd floor of the Town Hall and is open regularly Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.