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Berwyn, IL– Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America, will be hosting a property tax assessment appeal seminar with Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak on Thursday, August 27, 2015, at the Berwyn Public Library for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2015 property tax assessments. Berwyn Township is open for appeal August 3 –September 1, 2015.
The hour long session will educate taxpayers on how to file a successful property tax appeal and address why property taxes go up when the value of your home goes down.
The seminar includes a presentation explaining the appeal procedure at the Board of Review. Before the end of the evening, taxpayers will have an opportunity to work with staff from the Board of Review to address their specific questions and concerns.
This event is free to the public, and there is no fee to appeal at the Board of Review. Taxpayers are asked to bring a copy of their most recent tax bill.

The seminar will be held:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Berwyn Public Library
2701 Harlem Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402
6:30 p.m.

Taxpayers may file an appeal online by visiting the Board of Review website at
Also, appeal forms are available at the Board of Review located at 118 N. Clark St., Room 601, Chicago, IL, or at the Bridgeview Satellite Office located at 10200 S. 76thAve., Room 237, Bridgeview, IL 708-974-6074
Taxpayers United of America (TUA) was founded in 1976 by activist and economist Jim Tobin. Since then, TUA has saved taxpayers over $200 billion in taxes and has become one of the largest taxpayer organizations in America.
The Cook County Board of Review is a quasi-judicial elected office responsible for adjudicating assessment appeals for all property in Cook County. Commissioner Dan Patlak represents the 1st District of the Board of Review, which encompasses 90% of Suburban Cook County and part of the 19th and 41st & 45th Wards of Chicago.