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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


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


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


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


Voluntary payment doctrine alive and well in Illinois
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 8 2010

What happens when an assessment is based upon erroneous calculations and incorrect measurements that have been in place for over a decade?


Bankruptcy sale found insufficient to support assessment reduction
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

Generally the best evidence of a property's market value is a recent sale price, but that is not always the case


Illinois Supreme Court rejects hospital’s claim for charitable property tax exemption
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2010

School districts interested in maintaining their tax base and preserving their tax exemptions may want to take note of a recent Illinois Supreme Court opinion


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


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