Appeal time around the corner

April 2015 - The Stickney Township Assessor's Office (STAO) anticipates the County Assessor will open Stickney Township for Tax Year 2015 property tax appeals in mid-May.  Taxpayers within Stickney Township can pre-file their assessed valuation complaint with the STAO.

Residential property owners never need to hire consultants or attorneys to determine their property tax situation.

Taxpayers will have a second opportunity to file a property tax appeal later in the year with the Cook County Board of Review.

Contact the Stickney Township Assessor's Office for more information.

Phone: 708-788-9100 or email:

Sunset Relief Exemption application to be mailed out in March

March 2015 - The Cook County Assessor will be sending out Sunset Relief Exemption applications to Stickney Township homeowners beginning in March.  This exemption is available for one year only (Tax Year 2014).

To qualify for this additional exemption savings, the property owner must have:

  • Not received a Senior Freeze or Long-Time Occupant exemption in Tax Year 2014 (payable on the 2015 second installment)
  • A total household income of less than $30,000 for income tax year 2013

2014 First Installment Tax Bills mailed out

February 2015 - The County Treasurer's Office has mailed out Tax Year 2104 First Installment property tax bills to all property owners in Cook County.  The due date for First Installment tax bills is Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

First Installment tax bills are 55% of the previous year's total property tax bill.  All exemptions and any changes in assessed value are calculated into Second Installment tax bills.

Tax Year 2014 Exemption applications now available

January 2015 - Homeowner, Senior Citizen, and Senior Freeze Exemption applications for Tax Year 2014 are now available.

Taxpayers born in 1949 will be eligible for the Senior Citizen exemption.  Taxpayers born in 1949 and who have a household  income under $55,000 will be eligible for the Senior Freeze exemption.

Taxpayers can visit the Cook County Assessor's website to print their own applications or contact the Stickney Township Assessor's Office for more information.


Tax Year 2014 Decision Letters

January 2015 - The Stickney Township Assessor's Office anticipates that the Cook County Board of Review will mail out decision letters for Tax Year 2014 appeals by mid-January.

Any reduction in assessed value will be calculated on the second installment property tax bill.