Elgin Township Assessments Publish Sept. 11 in Elgin Courier-News

Elgin Township Assessments Publish Sept. 11 in Elgin Courier-News

Good morning, Elgin Township!

As a special treat today (Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019), the 2019 assessment changes for property in Elgin Township are being published in the Elgin Courier-News.

That means, if you want to challenge your property tax assessment, the final filing deadline doing so is Oct. 11, 2019.

After all revisions and corrections by the township assessor were applied, each non-farm property in the township was equalized with a factor of 1.0615.

What does that mean? Click this link to learn more about equalization factors.

Elgin Township Assessor

Steven P. Surnicki

Steven P. Surnicki is the Elgin Township assessor. He holds a Certified Illinois Assessing Officer designation and has been a licensed State of Illinois Certified Real Estate Appraiser since 1991.

To obtain assessment information about a property in Elgin Township, call the Township Assessor’s Office at 847-741-5110 or visit the Elgin Township Assessor’s website.

Click this link for a full list in of Kane County assessors in the Kane County Township Assessor Directory.

Filing Deadlines

So, to recap:

Assessment complaints for property in Elgin Township must be filed by Oct. 11, 2019; by state law, no assessment complaints for property in this township can be accepted after this date.

Assessment changes in Aurora Township were published Sept. 5; the final filing deadline for Aurora Township is Oct. 7, 2019.

Assessment changes in Dundee and St. Charles townships were published Aug. 22; the final filing deadline for these townships is Sept. 23, 2019.

Assessment changes in Blackberry Township were published Aug. 15; the final filing deadline for this township is Sept. 16, 2019.

Assessment changes in Big Rock Township were published Aug. 12; the final filing deadline for this township is today (Sept. 11, 2019. )

The final filing deadlines for Batavia, Campton, Hampshire,Kaneville, Plato, Sugar Grove, and Virgil Townships have passed; by law, assessment complaints can no longer be accepted for these townships.

Assessment changes for Burlington, Geneva, and Rutland Townships have not yet been published; as of today, no final filing deadline has been established for these townships.

Click this link to see the Board of Review Progress Report.

Online Assessment Complaint ‘How To’ Videos

The Kane County Board of Review is offering a series of short webinars to assist taxpayers who are thinking about filing an assessment complaint with the board.

Click this link to view the YouTube webinars.

Property Tax Website

Kane County has a valuable tool that is especially helpful for people who are filing assessment complaints. The a state-of-the-art, property-tax information website provides tons of valuable information, including the recent sale prices of properties near you.

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