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Posted on: March 20, 2019

NEW Smartfile E-Filing Portal

We are extremely excited to announce the launch of our new Smartfile E-Filing Portal! Residents can now apply for any homestead exemption ONLINE, this currently includes:

  • General Homestead Exemption
  • Senior Homestead Exemption
  • Disabled Veterans Exemption (ren...
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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

2019 Senior Freeze Form and Outreach Sessions

Anyone who needs assistance completing their forms can attend one of our Outreach Sessions, visit their local Township Assessor's Office, or the Chief County Assessment Office. NEW this year is the option to file electronically using our Smartfile E-Filin...

New for 2019....

Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Lake County Board of Review Seeks Qualified Professionals to Serve as Hearing Officers in 2019

What is the Board of Review?The mission of the Board of Review is to act as an unbiased intermediary between assessors and taxpayers. The Board undertakes an important role in striving for equitable and fair property assessments in Lake County through the...

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Chief County Assessment News
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Property Tax Relief

There are homestead exemptions for Seniors, Veterans, and Disabled Persons, and a General Homestead Exemption that most owner occupied residences can receive. For eligibility requirements and forms please visit our Tax Relief page. 

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Chief County Assessment News