Cook County Treasurer's Office - 1/22/2018
Crain’s Chicago Business
Property owners who use their bank accounts to pay their tax bills online will no longer have to pay a $1 fee, Treasurer Maria Pappas announced today.
While $1 is a negligible amount when homeowners’ tax bills are in the thousands of dollars, Pappas said, “It’s almost like the 7-cent plastic bag tax. It’s just an annoyance.” Rather than pay it, some taxpayers would opt to mail in their tax payments.
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