Berwyn, IL– Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will be holding a property tax assessment appeal seminar Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Berwyn Public Library for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2014 property tax assessments.
The seminar is hosted by Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America. The hour long session will educate taxpayers on how to file a successful tax appeal and address why property taxes go up when the value of your home goes down.
The seminar includes a presentation by Commissioner Dan Patlak 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:

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Berwyn Public Library 2701 Harlem Avenue Berwyn, IL 60402 6:00 p.m.

Appeal forms also may be picked up at the Board of Review located at 118 N. Clark Street-Room 601 in Chicago or at the Bridgeview Office, 10200 S. 76th Ave., Room 237, Bridgeview, IL 60455.
Taxpayers may also file an appeal online by visiting the Board of Review website at
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.