TO COMPLY WITH 35ILCS 200/15-172 OF THE PROPERTY TAX CODE
The Chief County Assessment Office wishes to remind senior citizens that the deadline to file the 2024 Low-Income Senior Citizens Homestead Assessment Freeze, Department of Revenue form PTAX 340 is JULY 1, 2024. The application needs to be filed with the County Assessment Office. If you think you may qualify to file this application, but could not leave your home to obtain assistance in completing the necessary form, Volunteer Services has Outreach Staff that will come to your home to assist you.
Please call the Volunteer Services Office at 815-432-5785, if you need assistance.
CHIEF COUNTY ASSESSMENT OFFICE
CLIFFORD BURY ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER
1001 EAST GRANT STREET
WATSEKA, IL 60970
To help taxpayers understand the assessment procedures to the best of our ability and to locate, identify and appraise all taxable property in accordance state law and administrative procedures.
New for 2024
Low-Income Senior Freeze
What is a Household:
You, your spouse, and ALL other persons who use your residence as a principal dwelling place
Fulfill the State’s Requirement for Income Verification:
2023 Tax Return and/or additional documentation to verify the income used on the application
What is included in Household Income:
2023 Tax Return, Wages, Pensions/ Annuities/ IRA’s, Business Income, Farm Income, Capital Gains, Full Social Security income (including Medicare deductions).
For a full list see PTAX-340
ALL INFORMATION RECEIVED FROM YOUR APPLICATION IS CONFIDENTIAL AND MAY BE USED ONLY FOR OFFICIAL PURPOSES
- Disabled Person PTAX-343
- Disabled Person Renewal PTAX-343-R
- Disabled Veteran PTAX-342
- Disabled Veteran Renewal PTAX-342-R
- Returning Veterans PTAX-341
- Senior Homestead PTAX-324
- Low-Income Senior Freeze PTAX-340 (2023 payable 2024)
- Low-Income Senior Freeze PTAX-340 (2024 payable 2025)
- Physician's Statement PTAX-343-A
- Application for Disabled Person ID Card