Cook County tax info -- all in 1 place

February 16, 2012 3:00:07 PM PST
Cook County property owners will soon have a new tool to get property tax information online.

County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and other officials presented a new website Thursday. Currently, property owners must visit several websites to get a personal identification number, assessment determination and see their bill. But starting April first that will change.

"With the property tax portal, an owner will get 5 years of history in a linear form and on a single screen without having to surf from website to website," Preckwinkle said.

County Treasurer Maria Pappas' office spearheaded the design of the site, which is still under construction. goes live on April 1.