Tax Collection and Enforcement
Department of Finance
2 N. La Salle Street, Suite 1310
Chicago, IL 60602
The Department of Finance’s mission is administer the City of Chicago’s tax law uniformly and fairly. Critical to this mission, and the reporting and the collection process, are our efforts to help taxpayers understand and comply with such taxes.
This Financial Hardship Application (“Application”) is a request for an agreement between a business or individual and the Chicago Department of Finance (the “Department”) that resolves the business’ or individual’s tax liability to the City of Chicago.
MyDec - Real Property Transfer Tax
EZ Dec is a website where attorneys, title companies and individuals can file real property transfer tax declarations online.
Real Property Transfer Tax Refund - Seniors
Section 3-33-060(O) of the Municipal Code includes a refund provision for the CTA portion of the Real Property Transfer Tax for transfers valued at $250,000.00 or less to transferees who are age 65 years or older and will occupy the property as the principal dwelling place for at least one year following the transfer.