Who Wins Residential Property Tax Appeals?
Posted: 6 Feb 2015 Last revised: 30 Aug 2018
Date Written: February 4, 2015
This article explains who wins residential property tax appeals in Cook County, Illinois. It does so by collecting and combining public sector data, which has been recently released by the Cook County Assessor. The article, then, uses these data to compute three statistics. Lastly, it contextualizes each statistic in order to determine if some townships, or groups of townships, win more appeals than expected.
Keywords: Tax Law, Property Tax Appeals, State & Local Government Law
JEL Classification: H22
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