Cook County New Affidavits Requirements For Class 6b And Class 8 Incentives Suspended

On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 24 Mayors from throughout Cook County testified in front of the Cook County Business and Economic Development Committee, to repeal the new Cook County Incentives Ordinance 74-71(b)(2), which implemented new Labor regulations and required Living Wage Incentives affidavits. The new affidavits required by Ordinance 74-71(b)(2) have made the already complex real estate tax incentives process even more cumbersome for landowners and occupants seeking incentives from Cook County for their properties.

Based on the overwhelming testimony in strong opposition to Cook County’s new affidavit requirements, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to waive the new requirements and seek 24 months to reform the tax incentives process.

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