What are the Department’s property tax administration responsibilities?

The Illinois Department of Revenue 

  • provides technical assistance and training to local officials;
  • maintains taxing district maps;
  • approves non-homestead exemptions;
  • equalizes assessments among counties;
  • administers personal property replacement taxes; 
  • assesses railroad operating property, pollution control facilities, and regional water treatment facilities; and
  • publishes cost schedules for various types of real property.

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