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Dates to Remember

January 1: Effective date of current assessment.

 

April 16 through May 5 (inclusive): Protest of assessment period for filing with the local Board of Review.

May 1 through adjournment: Board of Review meets each year.

October 1st: Rural property owners: post cards pertaining to new construction, remodeling, or removal of buildings are asked to return the post cards by Oct.1st

October 16 through October 25 (inclusive): Protest period for filing with Board of Review on those properties affected by changes in value as a result of the Director of Revenue and Finance Equalization Orders (odd-numbered years).

By July 1: Period for filing for Homestead Credit and Military Exemption. One-time filing is provided, by statute, unless the property owner is

(1) filing for Military or Homestead Credit the first time;
(2) has purchased a new or used home and is occupying the property as a homestead as of July 1; or
(3) owner was using as a homestead but did not previously file.

By November 1: Period for filing Family Farm Credit Applications. (in black)

Filing is required on the following, if provisions have been made for exemptions as required:

Annual
Fruit Tree Reservations
Impoundment Structures
Native Prairies
Open Prairies
Forest Cover
River and Stream Banks
Recreational Lake
Wetlands

Permanent
Family Farm Credit
Forest Reservations
Pollution Control
Wildlife Habitat

Other
Urban Revitalization
Industrial Partial 427B