Exemption Information

General Homestead Exemption

This exemption lowers the equalized assessed value of the property by $6,000.

Senior Exemptions (65+)

There are multiple ways that a senior can save money on their property taxes.

Veterans & Disabled Persons

There are multiple ways that veterans and disabled persons can save money on their property taxes.

Home Improvement Exemption

This exemption defers, for four years, any increase in the assessment of the property due to an addition or other improvement to the home for which the Township Assessor would add value.

Natural Disaster

This exemption is for any homestead property in which there was a rebuilt structure following a natural disaster.

Non-Homestead Exemptions

Properties of religious, charitable, and educational organizations, as well as units of federal, state and local governments, are eligible for exemption from property taxes to the extent provided by law.

Homestead Exemption Recapture

The Chief County Assessment Office has authority to recapture taxable value in instances where property owners have received homestead exemptions erroneously.


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    Gurnee, IL 60031


    Phone: 847-244-1101, ext. *201
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