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Community College allowed to proceed with complaint of over abatement of property taxes
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • October 24 2014

The Illinois Appellate Court recently allowed Illinois Valley Community College District No. 513 and several county governments to proceed with a


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


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


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


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


Appellate court reaffirms exhaustion of remedies doctrine in assessment cases
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • April 4 2012

Tax objection complaints can be brought in any Illinois circuit court to challenge the taxes, assessments, or levies on a parcel of real property


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


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 finds Millennium Park usage agreement to be non-taxable license
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • January 3 2011

Alternative uses for exempt property has become a hot topic for many units of local government in recent months


Special assessment practices for wind energy devices and farmland
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • December 14 2010

Article 10 of the Property Tax Code contains valuation procedures for special properties ranging from historic residences to sports stadiums and coal mines