Exemptions

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This exemption reduces your assessed value on your primary residence by 6,000. In order to qualify, the home must be owner occupied. No application is required, but please verify that the exemption is on your tax bill.

This exemption reduces your assessed value on your primary residence by 5,000. You can apply for this exemption at our office once you turn 65. You will need to bring proof of age (driver's license, state ID or birth certificate).  

If you already qualify for the Senior Homestead Exemption and your household income is less than $55,000, you may qualify for the Senior Homestead Assessment Freeze. Click here to learn how the income is calculated for the purpose of the qualifying for the freeze.

This exemption freezes your assessment, and must be applied for annually. Forms are sent out by the Supervisor of Assessment's Office in April to those seniors who are already receiving the freeze or have recently applied for the Senior Homestead Exemption. Please call our office at (815) 436-5110, download the brochure above or view this video for additional information on how to apply.

Please note: The 2017 Freeze Applications will be available starting April 1, 2017.

This exemption reduces your assessed value on your primary residence by 2,000. A disabled person cannot participate in any "substantial gainful activity by reason of a medically determinable physical or mental impairment which will result in the person's death or that will last for at least 12 continuous months." Please call our office at (815) 436-5110 or download the brochure above for additional information on how to apply.

This exemption for specially adapted housing is established by contacting the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs.

The Governor has signed into law new legislation significantly expanding the Disabled Veterans' Exemption.  Starting with the 2015 assessment year Veterans with a service connected disability of 30% or more will qualify for an exemption of 2,500 off the assessed value.  Previously, the minimum disability rating to qualify was 50%.  The exemption amount for a service connected disability of 50% or more is 5,000 off the assessed value.  Veterans' with a 70% service connected disability or more will receive a total exemption.  For more details, please click here.

If you have already submitted your renewal application for 2015, nothing additional is required of you.  The Will County Supervisor of Assessments Office will automatically implement the change in exemption amount.  Please note: This exemption requires annual renewal.  Renewal forms are mailed in April.

This exemption reduces your assessed value on your primary residence by 5,000. This 2 year exemption is for the taxable year that the veteran returns from active duty in an armed conflict involving the United States. It automatically continues to the next year. Please call our office at (815) 436-5110 or download the brochure above for additional information on how to apply.

A homeowner may make improvements to his/her primary residence, and be eligible to receive an exemption for the increase of the assessment due to the improvement. General maintenance is not assessed, and therefore not eligible for the exemption. Significant improvements include, but are not limited to room additions, inground pools, garages, and porches. This amount cannot exceed $25,000 in assessed value, and is granted for four years. No filing is necessary.

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The information contained on this site was compiled from data available at the Plainfield Township Assessor's Office solely for the governmental purpose of property assessment. This information should not be relied upon by anyone as the final determination of ownership of property, market value and/or for any other purpose without verification of the information with official records on file. No warranties, either expressed or implied whatsoever are provided for the accuracy of data contained herein, its use, or its interpretation. Although information is updated periodically, the information contained herein may not accurately reflect the most current data available. The assessed values and other information may not be certified and may be subject to change before being finalized for ad valorem tax purposes without notice. The Plainfield Township Assessor assumes no responsibility, nor liability for any unauthorized dissemination of the information and/or damages arising from the use of the property data contained herein.