Check, pay Cook County property taxes from home

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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