Posts Tagged “Maria Pappas”

Pappas refunds taxes to 30,000 Cook County homeowners

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Pappas refunds taxes to 30,000 Cook County homeowners

Pappas refunds taxes to 30,000 Cook County homeowners Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas helped taxpayers cut through the county’s bureaucracy and ordered refunds of more than $8.3 million to 30,000 homeowners who qualified for refunds but failed to apply. Pappas said the refunds were made without the taxpayers having to file refund request forms The…

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Pappas displays Christmas trees from around the world

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Pappas displays Christmas trees from around the world

Pappas displays Christmas trees from around the world Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas’ office is decorated with more than 90 Christmas trees and holiday displays for 15th year.  “Christmas Trees from Around the World” highlights different traditions for the holiday season representing every ethnic and national group More than 90 Christmas trees and religious displays that…

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Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum

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Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum

Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum The Arab American Democratic Club (AADC) announced this week that Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Karen Yarbrough, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds and now the official Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, will be keynote speakers at the annual Candidate’s Brunch…

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31,000 Cook County seniors could qualify for lower property taxes

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31,000 Cook County seniors could qualify for lower property taxes

31,000 Cook County seniors could qualify for lower property taxes County Treasurer Maria Pappas: 31,000 senior citizens could apply for money-saving Cook County property tax exemptions As many as 31,000 senior citizens could save hundreds of dollars immediately on their property tax bills due August 1 by applying for exemptions they previously received, Cook County…

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Pappas: 39,100 Property Owners Must Pay Delinquent Taxes to Avoid Sale

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Pappas: 39,100 Property Owners Must Pay Delinquent Taxes to Avoid Sale

Pappas: 39,100 Property Owners Must Pay Delinquent Taxes to Avoid Sale Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas, one of the most popular elected officials in the State of Illinois, cautioned Thursday there is a large list of property owners in Cook County whose properties could be sold for delinquent taxes. Pappas said that nearly half, or…

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Pappas: $94 million in property tax refunds available on new website

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Pappas: $94 million in property tax refunds available on new website

Pappas: $94 million in property tax refunds available on new website Cook County property owners can recover $94.1 million in tax overpayments by going to cookcountytreasurer.com, Treasurer Maria Pappas said today. The money is unclaimed even though since 2009 nearly $544 million in overpayments has been refunded or prevented by the Treasurer’s Office. Because refund…

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Democratic Machine revives in election as big names are pushed under

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Democratic Machine revives in election as big names are pushed under

Democratic Machine revives in election as big names are pushed under J.B. Pritzker defeats Kennedy who runs 3rd behind Daniel Biss for Governor. Kwame Raoul holds a lead over former Governor Pat Quinn for Illinois Attorney General. Congressman Dan Lipinski holds a tight lead over liberal challenger Marie Newman. Fritz Kaegi unseats Joe Berrios as…

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