You can attend taxing district meetings and budget hearings to find out how property tax dollars are being spent.
Also see the following Steps in
PTAX-1004, Illinois Property Tax System, for the given issues:
- Step 1 "Assessment" if your think that your tax bill is too high
- Step 5 "Extension" if you think your tax rates are not computed correctly
- Step 2 "Review" if you think that your property is over-assessed