Cook County has provided a number of resources to help tax payers and municipal government officials better understand what TIFs are, how they work and how to navigate our state and local systems as they relate to TIFs.
Tax Increment Financing Districts
TIF Property Search
Use your Property Index Number to see if your property is in an area that
contains a TIF for the 2009 tax year and, if it is, how tax revenue is being
Review TIF Executive Summary and total distribution data for each Cook County
TIF for tax years 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009.
Learn the basics of how TIFs are established and how they work.
View TIF districts in Chicago and suburban Cook County