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Our experience includes:

DeKalb County Board of Review legal representation of commercial and residential property owners: In 2016 we filed Seventy-Five (75) property tax appeals before the DeKalb County Board of Review and presented expert valuation witnesses based on the Income and Comparable Sales approaches to valuation before the DeKalb County Board of Review.

Property Tax Appeal Board legal representation of property owners: We are experienced presenting property tax appeal hearings before the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board.

Circuit court representation of property owners: We are experienced presenting injunctions and declaratory judgment petitions before the circuit court relating to appeals of excessive and legally unauthorized property tax.

Appellate court legal representation: We are experienced in appeals of property tax matters before the Illinois Appellate Court

Illinois Supreme Court: We are experienced appealing property tax matters to the Illinois Supreme Court.

  1. Top 25 Illinois Counties With The Highest Property Taxes
    02/25/2016 12:01 pm ET | Updated Feb 25, 2016
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/reboot-illinois/top-25-illinois-counties_b_9317634.html
    (DeKalb County has the third highest of 102 counties in Illinois)
  2. Go to www.tax-rates.org and use the Illinois Property Tax Calculator
    http://www.tax-rates.org/illinois/property-tax which states in part:
    “DeKalb County has one of the highest median property taxes in the United States, and is ranked 55th of the 3143 counties in order of median property taxes.”
  3. Illinois Department of Revenue Data re DeKalb County Property Tax Rate
    http://www.revenue.state.il.us/AboutIdor/TaxStats/PropertyTaxStats/2014/
    Illinois Department of Revenue Data shows Residential, Commercial and Industrial property tax rates are among the highest in Illinois. See link above for official DeKalb County tax rate data.