If Unsatisfied, Appeal to the State

Appealing an Assessment

Step 8:  Appeal to the State Property Tax Appeal Board if Necessary

Taxpayers in all Illinois counties have the option of appealing the decision of the Board of Review to the State Property Tax Appeal Board. An appeal to the State Board must be filed within 30 days of the date of the local Board of Review decision.

To begin an appeal before the State Property Tax Appeal Board, you must first file a petition for appeal. The official forms are available in the State Board offices in Springfield and the office of your local Board of Review. Appeal forms can also be found at: http://www.ptab.illinois.gov/getstarted.html

The State Property Tax Appeal Board is located at:
402 Stratton Office Building
401 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62706
Telephone: (217) 782-6076

Final decisions rendered by the State Board may be reviewed by the Circuit Courts.

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