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Frequently Asked Questions — Appealing Your Property Taxes

The Law Offices of William J. Seitz, LLC., focuses on property tax appeals for Chicago-area homeowners, business owners and real estate developers. With more than 25 years of experience, we understand how to resolve your case in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

If you are considering an appeal of your property taxes, now is the time to gather more information about the process. For specific advice related to your appeal, you can schedule a consultation at our office near Millennium Park by calling 312-767-5206 or send a private email via our online contact form.

Here are three frequently asked questions our attorneys receive about appealing your property taxes.

When should I try to appeal?

Most people file an appeal when they choose to buy, renovate or develop a property or they receive a routine assessment from the government. Filing an appeal is your chance for long-term savings.

How can I build my case?

Gathering information to start your case can include simple steps like re-examining the usable space on your property, hiring a third-party appraiser and talking to neighbors about what they pay.

How does a lawyer help?

Relying on a lawyer to appeal your case can be a cost-effective investment. An appeal requires adherence to specific laws and guidelines, which can be a tedious process.

Our firm’s goal is to help you pay the lowest amount possible in property taxes, and we have 30 years of success doing just that right here in Chicago. For help with your appeal, call our office at 312-767-5206 or send an email. Our attorneys are ready to serve you personally.