Pappas: Tax Bills Allow Homeowners to Track Government Spending

Jan 28, 2013, 07:00 ET from Cook County Treasurer's Office

CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Property owners can now see the financial state of their various local governments that tax them right on their property tax bill, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas announced today.


On each individual tax bill homeowners will find how much their local governments are in debt, where their taxes are going, how much their local governments spend, and pension obligations both funded and unfunded.

Pappas also noted that First Installment tax bills for tax year 2012 (payable in 2013) will reach mail boxes this week and will be due March 1. Pappas encourages paying online at Property owners can also pay at more than 400 Chase Bank locations in Chicagoland and at some 200 participating community banks. 

SOURCE Cook County Treasurer's Office