Check, pay Cook County property taxes from home

Daily Herald report
Updated 7/17/2020 4:15 PM

People can easily pay their Cook County property tax bills, search for refunds and verify tax exemptions without leaving home and risking exposure to COVID-19, Treasurer Maria Pappas said Friday.

While the second installment is due Aug. 3, property owners can pay without any interest charge through Oct. 1 in a delay granted because of the virus. Partial payments are accepted.


People can pay at They also can check there on $75 million in available refunds going back 20 years, apply for a refund, check on senior exemptions, download a bill, update an address, submit a question, check the status of a refund and make sure a property isn't on the delinquent tax sale list.

To check information, just enter an address. A Property Identification Number is not required.

Any balance due after Oct. 1 will be charged 1.5% per month, as required by law.

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