property taxes http://northernpublicradio.org en Buyers Flock to County Tax Sales http://northernpublicradio.org/post/buyers-flock-county-tax-sales <p>Election season is also the time for county treasurers to try to recoup unpaid property taxes. When property taxes go unpaid, Illinois counties rely on outside buyers to pick up the tab. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:30:00 +0000 Jenna Dooley 21057 at http://northernpublicradio.org Buyers Flock to County Tax Sales Rockford Schools vote to cut $9.3 million in property taxes http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-schools-vote-cut-93-million-property-taxes <p>The Rockford School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night &mdash; without discussion or debate &mdash; to lower the property tax rate by 58 cents for next year&rsquo;s tax bills.</p><p>The owner of a $100,000 house could see a 10 percent reduction in his or her property tax bill, at a cost of roughly $9.3 million to the Rockford School District in fiscal 2013.</p><p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 19:08:04 +0000 WNIJ 14057 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rockford Schools vote to cut $9.3 million in property taxes Local official says property tax trend to continue http://northernpublicradio.org/post/local-official-says-property-tax-trend-continue <p>DeKalb County treasurer predicts additional rate increases and lower assessments for the next couple of taxing cycles. Wed, 16 May 2012 11:16:06 +0000 Mike Moen 11787 at http://northernpublicradio.org