The home imporvement projects listed below would increase the value of your home; therefore your taxes would increase. However, the State of Illinois gives you a 4 year tax exemption for home improvements, plus taxes are billed a year in arear. So you will not see an increase in your tax bill until 6 years AFTER you complete your project.
Additions, Finished Basement, Attached Deck, Gazebo
Finishing Bonus Room, Garage, Concrete Patio, In-ground Pool
Please call our tax assessor's office for a tax exemption form: 815-468-3996.
Tax Assessor's Office Hours M - W - Th 9:00 - 12:00