Schaumburg Mayor Al Larson presides over the village's 50th anniversary ceremony in 2006 when the village did not collect a property tax, but it does now and has collected more than $47 million in the past two years.
Daily Herald File photo/2006
Elburn Village President Dave Anderson
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At a time when property values have gone down considerably, many suburbs have sharply increased how much they're receiving in property taxes. More than two dozen towns throughout the suburbs have raised property taxes by more than 20 percent since 2006, according to an analysis of five years worth of property tax records.