May 21, 2014
Legislation could close Medinah golf course tax loophole
Legislation prompted by a Daily Herald Suburban Tax Watchdog report would prevent Medinah Country Club officials from seeking a nearly 80 percent property tax reduction amounting to nearly $300,000.
Combine school districts to save taxpayers money
While it is difficult to be sympathetic to the property tax appeal by Medinah Country Club , it is even more difficult to be sympathetic to the two school districts affected by this.
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Quick legislative hits
In 2013, the country club's property tax bill amounted to $391,554, according to assessment records from Bloomingdale Township.
How Medinah's proposed tax cut could cost schools
Medinah Country Club officials are appealing property assessments for the past three years, which could net rebates of roughly $1 million if successful and shift more of the tax burden onto neighbors in the future.