Contacts for News Media
Deputy Assessor for Communications Communications Specialist
Tom Shaer Maura Kownacki
312-603-7322 312-603-3065
tshaer@cookcountyassessor.com mkownacki@cookcountyassessor.com
07/24/2017 NATIONAL STUDY FINDS ILLINOIS PROPERTY TAX SYSTEM EASES BURDEN ON LOWER- INCOME TAXPAYERS
07/17/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Proviso Township Taxpayers
07/14/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Calumet Township Taxpayers
06/27/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Worth Township Taxpayers
06/13/2017 Assessor Berrios further expands the Community Assessment and Appeal Outreach Program
06/09/2017 Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios and to Host Appeal Workshop for Stickney Township Taxpayers
06/08/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Stickney Township Taxpayers
06/07/2017 Statement from Assessor Joseph Berrios regarding various claims about Cook County Property Assessment
06/01/2017 Illinois General Assembly passes legislation initiated by Assessor Berrios to increase tax savings for homeowners and seniors
05/26/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Lyons Township Taxpayers
05/25/2017 Illinois House Committee passes legislation initiated by Assessor Berrios to increase exemption savings for Cook County homeowners
05/17/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Lemont Township Taxpayers
05/08/2017 Illinois Senate passes legislation initiated by Assessor Berrios to increase exemption savings for Cook County homeowners
05/03/2017 Thomas Jaconetty, Deputy from Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios' Office, Gives American History Presentation to PLAID Academy Students
04/28/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Berwyn Township Taxpayers
04/20/2017 Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios' Office Conducts Assessment Seminar for Bremen Township Homeowners
04/20/2017 Near-record number of Cicero homeowners helped as Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios conducts assessment appeal seminar
04/18/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Bremen Township Taxpayers
04/04/2017 Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios to Host Property Tax Appeal Seminar for Bremen Township Homeowners
04/04/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Palos Township Taxpayers
03/21/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Cicero Township Taxpayers
03/02/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Oak Park Township Taxpayers
02/09/2017 Assessor Berrios Extends Deadline for Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption Applications
02/08/2017 2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Riverside Township Taxpayers
02/03/2017 Reassessment Notices Mailed to River Forest Township Taxpayers
01/10/2017 Important news for senior citizen homeowners: application and deadline information for senior exemptions
12/22/2016 $20 million milestone passed in money recovered by Cook County Assessor’s Office
12/19/2016 Assessor's Office achieves record number of community outreach events in 2016
12/12/2016 Assessor’s Office certifies 2016 assessment; again completes assessment cycle early
09/28/2016 Cook County Assessor's Office Intern Program is a Win-Win for both Students and the Assessor's Office
09/26/2016 Assessor’s Office review of airport noise and property values results in assessment reductions for numerous communities
09/13/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Hanover Township Taxpayers
09/07/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Niles Township Taxpayers
08/25/2016 Assessor's Office recovers $18.6 million in erroneous exemptions
08/22/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Schaumburg Township Taxpayers
08/02/2016 Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios and Northfield Township Assessor Patty Damisch to Co-Host Assessment Appeal Seminar
08/01/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Northfield Township Taxpayers
07/12/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Wheeling Township Taxpayers
06/23/2016 Important Facts Regarding Property Assessment for Tax Bills in Cook County
06/16/2016 Reassessment Notices mailed to Leyden Township Taxypayers
06/08/2016 Berrios Implemented Procedure That Protects Taxpayers
05/27/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Maine Township Taxpayers
05/17/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Norwood Park Township Taxpayers
05/05/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Elk Grove Township Taxpayers
04/29/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to New Trier Township Taxpayers
04/14/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Palatine Township Taxpayers
03/17/2016 Assessor Berrios Extends Deadline for Evanston Township Appeals
03/17/2016 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Barrington Township Taxpayers
03/08/2016 Assessor Berrios Extends Exemption Application Deadlines for Veterans
03/08/2016 Assessor Berrios Extends Deadline for Disabled Persons Exemption
02/24/2016 Berrios mails Evanston Reassessment Notices
02/09/2016 Assessor’s Office recovers $15.6 million in erroneous exemptions; money to be returned to taxpayers
02/03/2016 Assessor Berrios Extends Deadline for Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption Applications
01/28/2016 Berrios Mails Exemption Applications to Veterans<
01/08/2016 Assessor Berrios Mails Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption Applications
12/16/2015 Assessor Berrios Raising Awareness of Increased Property Tax Relief for Disabled Veterans
11/20/2015 2015 Berrios Mails North Reassessment Notices
10/05/2015 2015 Berrios Mails South Reassessment Notices
08/17/2015 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Jefferson Township Taxpayers
08/13/2015 Possible airport impact on property values
07/31/2015 Bed and Breakfast Notice
07/17/2015 2015 Berrios Mails West Reassessment Notices
07/06/2015 Assessor Berrios Alerts Homeowners to Check Second Installment Tax Bills for Exemptions
06/16/2015 Berrios Mails Hyde Park Township Reassessment Notices
05/12/2015 Berrios Mails Lake Township Reassessment Notices
04/22/2015 NOTICE CONCERNING 'BED AND BREAKFAST' PROPERTIES
04/20/2015 Cook County Assessor Prevails in Ethics Board Lawsuit
04/14/2015 Court Dismisses Challenge to Cook County's Erroneous Exemption Law
04/08/2015 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Lakeview Township Taxpayers
02/20/2015 Assessor Berrios Seeks $14 Million for Erroneous Exemptions Taken by Taxpayers
02/18/2015 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Rogers Park Township Taxpayers
02/17/2015 Assessor Berrios Seeks $14 Million for Erroneous Exemptions Taken by Taxpayers
01/30/2015 Berrios Extends Senior Exemption Application Deadline for 2014 Property Tax Bills
01/10/2015 Berrios Mails Senior Exemption Applications for 2014 Property Tax Bills
12/23/2014 Assessor Berrios Bills Over $2,000,000 for Erroneous Exemptions Claimed by Taxpayers
12/19/2014 Assessor Berrios Bills Over $2,000,000 for Erroneous Exemptions Claimed by Taxpayers
11/14/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Palos Township Taxpayers
10/10/2014 Assessor Berrios Alerts Taxpayers about Fraudulent Solicitation Letters
09/08/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Bloom Township Taxpayers
08/26/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Rich Township Taxpayers
08/12/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Thornton Township Taxpayers
07/28/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Orland Township Taxpayers
07/08/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Proviso Township Taxpayers
06/19/2014 Assessor Berrios Develops New Tax Incentive
06/17/2014 Reassessment notices for Calumet are being mailed today and the appeal deadline date will be 7/14/2014
05/20/2014 Reassessment notices for Stickney are being mailed today and the appeal deadline date will be 6/20/2014
05/13/2014 Lemont Township News Release for Distribution
05/07/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Lyons Township Taxpayers
05/06/2014 Cook County Assessor’s Office Rolling Meadows Branch Office to Close May 30th
04/28/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Berwyn Township Taxpayers
04/15/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Oak Park Township Taxpayers
04/02/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Worth Township Taxpayers
03/19/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Cicero Township Taxpayers
03/07/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Bremen Township Taxpayers
02/13/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Riverside Township Taxpayers
02/13/2014 Reassessment Notices Mailed to River Forest Township Taxpayers
01/15/2014 Assessor Berrios Mails Senior and Senior Freeze Exemption Applications
01/15/2014 Amnesty Period Allowing for Repayment without Penalties and Interest Concluded December 31, 2013
10/16/2013 Assessor Berrios Bills First $1 Million for Erroneous Exemptions Claimed by Taxpayers
09/11/2013 Reassessment Notices Mailed to Niles Township Taxpayers