Property Taxes

Real estate assessment services are provided by the Cook County Assessor, with taxes collected by the Cook County Treasurer. Real estate assessment services for properties north of Lake Cook Road are provided by the Chief County Assessment Office of Lake County and are collected by the Lake County Treasurer's Office.

Property Tax Levy Explanation (video clip)

Tax Breakdown

The majority of the property tax that residents and businesses pay go to the school districts (e.g. District 21, High School District 214, Harper College District 512, etc.) and taxing districts other than the Village of Wheeling. Here’s where the taxes went for most homeowners and businesses (based on tax code 38055) in Wheeling in Tax Year 2017:

  • School Districts - 66.48%
  • Village of Wheeling - 13.81%
  • Park District - 6.98%
  • County - 4.88%
  • Indian Trails Public Library - 3.99%
  • Other (smaller districts) - 3.96%

Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports

Please refer to the statistical section of the Village’s most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for a 10-year history of property tax rates in Wheeling.

Property Tax Appeals

Watch a Property Tax Appeal Seminar (WMV) with Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak held on November 5, 2014 at Wheeling Village Hall.
Dan Patlak