Deputy Assessors in the Field
Deputy Assessors are in the field updating exterior photos and taking measurements for recent additions, pools, patios, and home sales for 2018-2021 permits and sales. Remember, improvements automatically receive a 4-year Home Improvement Exemption.
Blue Assessment Notices Arriving Mid to Late July
2021 assessment notices for Cuba Township are expected to arrive in mid to late July.
To verify the most accurate property characteristics, visit IMSLake.org, and follow these easy steps:
- Agree to the Site Disclaimer
- Enter your 10-digit Property Index Number (PIN) and click “Search”
- Review the Land Data, Physical Characteristics, and Living Area for accuracy.
- Call the Cuba Township Assessor’s Office at 847-381-1120 if you find discrepancies.
Check the blue assessment notice's Homestead Exemptions field to make sure you are receiving exemptions you are eligible for.
Property owners can speak one-on-one with Assessor Tonigan or her deputies to review assessment notices, learn how to use the new IMSLake.org property search portal and County E-filing system.
The Assessor’s Office is open Monday - Friday 9 AM - 4 PM
General Homestead Exemption (GHE) Senior Citizen Homestead Exemption (SCHE)
If you purchased a residence in Cuba Township in 2020 and it is your primary residence, you are eligible for the General Homestead Exemption (GHE). Likewise, If you are 65 years of age or older or turning 65 this year, you are also eligible for the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption (SCHE).
Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption (SCAFHE)
Homeowners that are 65 years old or older, with an income of $65,000 or less, are eligible for the Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze. If you received the Freeze in 2020, remember to file your 2021 Senior Freeze before the July 31, 2021 deadline.
Contact our office to make an appointment or you can file online at Lake County's Smartfile E-Filing Portal.
Disabled Person or Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption
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Rebecca M. Tonigan, CIAO