Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Deferral Program

The household income limit to participate in this program has increased to $50,000.  Any portion or all of the property tax may be deferred at 6-percent annual interest until the sale of the property or death of the taxpayer.

For additional information, contact the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Senior Citizen Exemption

The Senior Citizen Exemption reduces the assessed value of your property by $4,000 and is available for a residence owned and occupied by a person 65 years of age or older during the tax year.

For additional information, contact the Will County Supervisor of Assessment.

Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Exemption

Qualified senior citizens can apply for a freeze of the assessed value of their property.  Applicants must be 65 years of age or older; have a total household income of $55,000 or less; must be the owner of record; and use the property as their principal residence.

For additional information, contact the Will County Supervisor of Assessment.

Illinois Circuit Breaker

This state program awards a grant based on income to renters and homeowners 65 years of age or older who have household income of the following:

  • $22,793 yourself
  • $30,594 yourself and your spouse
  • $38,393 yourself, your spouse and additional residents

For additional information, call toll free at 800-624-2459.

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