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Illinois Appellate Court dismisses assessment challenge seeking writ of mandamus
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • March 19 2014

The Illinois Appellate Court recently dismissed a petition for a writ of mandamus in which the plaintiffs challenged the legality of taxes assessed on


Illinois Supreme Court rules on the reach of the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (PTELL)
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 2 2011

In a recently released decision, the Illinois Supreme Court addressed a unique factual situation that touches on several hot button topics, including consolidation, the tax base of a multi-county school district, and the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (PTELL


Illinois Appellate Court upholds denial of religious property tax exemption
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • August 24 2011

In Armenian Church of Lake Bluff v. Department of Revenue, the First District Appellate Court upheld the denial of a property tax exemption for a 5-acre property on the shore of Lake Michigan improved with a single family residence that the owners claimed was the parsonage and cathedral of a church they created


Continuing care retirement community denied property tax exemption
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • April 7 2014

The Illinois Appellate Court recently upheld the denial of a property tax exemption on both charitable and religious grounds for the Meridian Village


PTAB issues decision in long-running open space assessment battle
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

The Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board (PTAB) recently issued a decision finding that the clubhouse, parking lot, swimming pool, and tennis courts at


New law changes property tax assessments on leasehold interests at military bases
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 12 2014

The leasing of government-owned, tax-exempt property can raise many policy questions for local assessing officials. Some of those questions are


The Complexities of Assessing Big Box Stores
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

Recently, Fair and Equitable Magazine published an article on the topic of the valuation and assessment appeals of big box stores, which make up a


Appellate court holds unpaid property taxes are debt to municipality preventing ballot access
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • March 9 2011

The Illinois Appellate Court recently handed down a decision in an election case (Jackson v. Bd. Election Commrs. of the City of Chicago) that has implications for the property tax system


Illinois Supreme Court clarifies calculation of interest on property tax refunds
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • May 24 2011

Last week, the Illinois Supreme Court settled the question of how interest should be calculated on property tax refunds when it ruled on General Motors Corporation v. Pappas


Upscale retirement complex denied religious and charitable property tax exemptions
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • September 27 2012

The Second District Appellate Court recently upheld the Department of Revenue’s denial of a property tax exemption for the Village at Victory Lakes in Lindenhurst, Illinois, which is a continuing care retirement community operated through a series of corporations by the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago