Session: 102nd General Assembly
Year: 2022
Bill #: HB5532
Category: Revenue
Position: Support
Revenue Loss?
Authority Preemption?

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Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that with the exception of a county or taxing district acquiring tax certificates to property, all purchasers or assignees of a property at a tax sale shall pay the clerk postage plus the sum of $10 dollars (currently, the purchaser or assignee). Provides that not less than 1 month (currently, 3 months) nor more than 6 months prior to the expiration of the period of redemption, the purchaser or his or her assignee shall prepare and deliver to the clerk of the Circuit Court of the county in which the property is located, the notice provided for, together with the statutory costs for mailing the notice by certified mail, return receipt requested. Provides that notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, all properties owned and held for future development by specified entities are exempt from property taxes. Provides requirements to claim the exemption. Specifies the County of Cook d/b/a Cook County Land Bank, South Suburban Land Bank and Development Authority and Northern Illinois Land Bank Authority as entities exempt from property taxes. Provides that when property is owned and held by a specified entity, then excludes them from needing to file an application with the county board of review or board of appeals. Provides that the decision of the board of review is final with regards to exemptions to the specified entities. Effective immediately. Adds the South Suburban Land Bank and Development Authority and the Northern Illinois Land Bank Authority to the list of entities whose property is exempt if it is held for future development. Makes a conforming change concerning final decisions of the board of review. Effective immediately.

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