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Board of Review Open for Appeals

BOARD OF REVIEW OPEN FOR APPEALS FOR OAK PARK PROPERTIES;
PUBLIC MEETING ON FILING TAX APPEALS SET
Contact: Ali ElSaffar

The Cook County Board of Review has announced that it will be accepting appeals of the assessed valuations of Oak Park properties between August 27 and September 25, 2014. According to Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar, this appeal period marks the second opportunity Oak Park property owners will have to appeal their 2014 assessed values.

Oak Park Township Tax Assessment Appeal Forum

The Cook County Board of Review along with Oak Park Assessor Ali ElSaffar will be available to help Oak Park residents file tax appeals on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Percy Julian Middle School, 416 S. Ridgeland Ave. in the auditorium. Please bring a copy of your recent property tax bill with your Property Index Number (PIN) on it to the meeting.

Board of Reviw Forum Flyer.pdf

OP Appeal Period is Now Open

The Oak Park Reassessment Appeal period will be from 4/14/14-5/14/14. Please call our office at 708-383-8005 to schedule your appointment.

Tax Forum involving Village President and Township Assessor

Village President Anan Abu-Taleb and Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar Announce First Public Forum of 2014

Village President Anan Abu-Taleb and Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar invite Oak Park residents to attend a community forum on Saturday, February 22nd from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Veterans Room at the Main Library, 834 Lake Street.

Tax Forum involving Village President and Township Assessor

Village President Anan Abu-Taleb and Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar Announce First Public Forum of 2014

Village President Anan Abu-Taleb and Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar invite Oak Park residents to attend a community forum on Saturday, February 22nd from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Veterans Room at the Main Library, 834 Lake Street.

AARP Not Providing Income Tax Prep at OPT This Year

Oak Park Township Senior Services is not hosting AARP Income Tax Preparation this year.

AARP is available at the following locations for tax preparation:

Seniors Seeking Tax Relief Can Defer

SENIOR CITIZENS SEEKING TAX RELIEF CAN DEFER UP TO $5,000 IN PROPERTY TAXES PER YEAR
Contact Person: Ali ElSaffar

Senior citizens struggling with property taxes can defer payment of their property taxes until their homes or condominiums are sold. According to Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar, the Senior Citizen Tax Deferral Program allows seniors to defer as much as $5,000 of their property tax bill every year.

Applications for Senior Exemptions Mailed; All Seniors Must Apply

APPLICATIONS FOR SENIOR PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS MAILED; ALL SENIORS MUST APPLY TO RENEW THEIR EXEMPTIONS
Contact Person: Ali ElSaffar, Oak Park Township Assessor,
(708) 383-8005

Oak Park senior citizens received renewal applications for senior citizen property tax exemptions earlier this week, and will have until February 5 to return them to the Cook County Assessor’s office. Local senior citizens should feel free to call the office of Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar for help completing the forms.

Senior Services Receives TOI Innovation Award

 The Illinois Township Association of Senior Citizens Services Committee accepts nominations for the annual "Committment to Senior Services Awards". Oak Park Township Senior Services won the award for "Innovative Senior Program" for the publication entitled "SPREAD".  For more information click here.    

New Law on Erroneous Tax Exemptions

 

NEW LAW ON ERRONEOUS TAX EXEMPTIONS IN EFFECT;  

PROPERTY OWNERS HAVE UNTIL DECEMBER 31 TO

REPAY UNWARRANTED TAX SAVINGS WITHOUT PENALTY

Contact Person:  Ali ElSaffar,

Oak Park Township Assessor

(708) 383-8005

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General Information:
708.383.8005

Youth Services:
708.445.2727

Senior Services:
708.383.8060

Fax:
708.383.8062

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