Authored by Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner via Wirepoints.org, Many of Chicagoland’s elite know exactly how to pass the property-tax buck onto other residents. For decades they’ve used their powerful connections to cut their own property tax bills and push the costs onto other unsuspecting residents.
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“Assessed value” has always been a scam. Taxes are theft. If we have to be “robbed”, then let’s use the purchase price of the property whenever that last sale was. There’s no “opinion” or way to fudge that fact.
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