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

TIF Reports

Review TIF Executive Summary and total distribution data for each Cook County
TIF for tax years 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009.

TIFs 101: A taxpayer’s TIF Primer

Learn the basics of how TIFs are established and how they work.

TIF Maps

View TIF districts in Chicago and suburban Cook County
(by region).

FAQs and Useful Links

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