Tax bills will be mailed the end of January or February 1st. These are usually due March 1st but because March 1s falls on a Saturday and Monday, March 3rd the Cook County Offices are closed, the first installment should be due March 4th.
EXEMPTIONS (Senior/Senior Freeze Renewals)
Senior/Senior Assessment Freeze renewal applications were mailed January 7th with a printed due date of February 5th. All Seniors are required to file annually in order to receive Senior and or Senior Freeze Exemptions. If you qualify for either or both of these exemptions, you will automatically receive the Homeowners Exemption.
EXEMPTIONS (Prime Applications or First Time Filing)
We will start taking these applications February 1st. The taxpayer must include a copy of a recent property tax bill and a copy of one of the following valid forms of proof of age and residency with this application: Illinois Driver's License o Illinois Identification (ID) Card. Seniors must be born in 1948 or earlier. If that Senior is filing for the Senior Freeze they will need their income for 2012.
The Bloom Township Board holds its monthly board meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm.
The meetings are held in the Town Hall, 425 S Halsted St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411