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2016 Tax Appeal Period Opens for Oak Park

2016 TAX APPEAL PERIOD OPENS FOR OAK PARK

Contact person:  Ali ElSaffar

(708) 383-8005

 

The Cook County Assessor’s office has announced that it will be accepting appeals of the assessed valuations of Oak Park properties between March 10 and April 11, 2016. According to Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar, this appeal period is the first of two opportunities Oak Park residents will have to appeal their assessments in 2016.

 

Township Receives Award for FY2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Contact:  Gavin Morgan, Township Manager, (708) 383-8005

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 2, 2016

 

 

 

Oak Park Township Recognized by
Government Finance Officers Association
for FY2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

 

Senior Services Department Highlighted by Age Options

Age Options profiled the Township Senior Services Department in their February 2016 newsletter.  The Township and Age Options have partnered to provide services for Oak Park and River Township residents for many years.  The article from the newsletter is posted below.

The High School and Your Tax Bill

Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar recently wrote an article in the Wednesday Journal explaining how the issues involving Oak Park River Forest High School impact residents' property taxes.  To view the entire article and the acccompanying chart comparing tax levies for Oak Park and River Forest, please click here

Tax Savings for Disabled Veterans

DRAMATICALLY HIGHER TAX SAVINGS FOR

SOME DISABLED VETERANS TAKES EFFECT

 

Contact:  Ali ElSaffar, Oak Park Township Assessor, (708) 383-8005

 

Under a new law taking effect this year, veterans of the US Armed Forces who were severely wounded while serving their country will no longer be required to pay property taxes in Illinois.

 

1st Installment Property Tax Bills for Tax Year 2015 Are Due March 1st

FIRST INSTALLMENT TAX BILLS ARE DUE MARCH 1

 

                                                                                             Contact:       Ali ElSaffar

(708) 383-8005

           

 

Artist Maurice Costello presents "The Making of A Family"

Oak Park Township is exhibiting the work of Maurice Costello, local area artist.  Maurice has a degree in Art Education and a Masters in Fine Arts.  He spent his career teaching in the Indiana Public school system.  This work, “The Making of a Family” is an annual chronicle of his grandchildren. The six piece series are acrylic painted portraits on hardboard which represent a very realistic view of the growing children. 

 

IGOV Assembly January 23rd, 2016

The 3rd Annual Intergovernmental (IGOV) Assembly was held on Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Percy Julian Middle School, 416 S.

Senior Property Tax Deferral Deadline is March 1st, 2016

Senior Citizens seeking tax relief can defer up to $5,000
in property taxes this 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.

 

Senior Property Tax Exemption Renewal Forms Due February 3rd, 2016

Applications for senior property tax exemptions mailed;
all seniors must apply to renew their exemptions

 

Contact Person:  Ali  ElSaffar

 

Oak Park residents sixty-five years of age or older should receive renewal forms for senior citizen property tax exemptions this week, and will have until February 3 to file them.  Local seniors should feel free to call the office of Oak Park Township Assessor Ali ElSaffar for help completing the forms.

 

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Youth Services:
708.445.2727

Senior Services:
708.383.8060

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