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2016 Cook County First Installment Real Estate Tax Bills Due March 1, 2017

Practices: Real Estate

The 2016 First Installment Real Estate Tax Bills for Cook County, Illinois are due on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Please pay your tax bill on time to avoid penalties and interest, and make sure to keep your receipt, canceled check, or online confirmation/receipt.

You may pay your taxes under the following methods:

  • Online via the Cook County Treasurer's website;
  • By mail;
  • At more than 400 Chase Banks throughout the Chicagoland area;
  • By direct debit at 194 community banks throughout Chicagoland (see for a list of participating banks);
  • In person at the downtown Cook County Building.

Visit the Cook County Treasurer's website at for more information, or contact Amanda A. Taylor at (312) 245-7468, or