Gertner & Gertner Ltd., specializing in property tax appeals, boasts an impressive 49 years in the business. Our firm, led by seasoned attorneys and staff, offers expertise in navigating the complexities of property tax laws and assessments in Cook County and Illinois.
Our approach to property tax appeals is client-centric, ensuring you are guided through the process with clear, understandable advice. Gertner & Gertner prides itself on its deep understanding of the property tax system and its ability to challenge property tax assessments aggressively.
A standout feature of our firm is its client-friendly fee structure. Understanding the financial concerns often accompanying property tax issues, we operate on a no-fee basis. This means that clients are not required to pay unless we get a tax reduction or refund for you. This no-fee approach underscores the firm’s confidence in its ability to deliver favorable outcomes and its commitment to providing accessible legal services.
Located in Chicago, Gertner & Gertner is ideally positioned to serve the taxpayers of Cook County and Illinois, offering both convenience and local expertise. Our long-standing presence in the area and a highly successful track record make Gertner & Gertner the choice for anyone facing property tax concerns.
Who We Serve
Gertner & Gertner stands out with its specialized focus on serving commercial, industrial, and residential property owners. We understand that each client’s situation is unique, whether it involves a sprawling industrial or commercial space, multifamily properties, or a cherished family home.
Our goal is to ensure that every client, regardless of the scale or nature of their property, receives expert guidance and effective representation in their property tax appeal process.
Our firm offers tax relief for owners of commercial and retail buildings throughout Illinois. Catering to a diverse clientele, our expertise extends to boutique shops, retailers, hotels, office buildings, multifamily units, shopping centers, restaurants, and other commercial properties. If you’re feeling burdened by inflated commercial property taxes, Gertner & Gertner, Ltd. is your legal champion.
We are relentless in contesting unfair assessments, meticulously analyzing market data, income, comparables, and more in order to pinpoint overvaluations. Our expertise doesn’t stop there – we continuously monitor your assessments year-round, seeking every opportunity for reduction.
Our legal expertise spans diverse property types, including manufacturing facilities, warehousing and distribution centers, and self-storage properties. We understand the unique valuation and tax challenges that industrial properties face. Our goal is to deliver knowledgeable legal services to all industrial sectors. In any property tax appeal, we ensure secure equitable outcomes for industrial business owners and taxpayers throughout the Chicagoland area and remaining Illinois counties.
We have helped thousands of homeowners in the Chicago and Cook County area against unfair property tax assessments, saving them millions of dollars collectively. We understand no home is identical, but our vast experience allows us to dissect market data, comparable sales, and critical details to pinpoint overvaluations and unlock reduction opportunities. Let us be your advocate, securing your rightful tax burden.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How can I appeal my Cook County property taxes?
A: Appeals should be made within 30 days of your notice and must be filed with the Assessor or Board of Review. Consider a FREE consultation with Gertner & Gertner Ltd, Cook County property tax appeal lawyers.
Q: How long does a Cook County appeal take?
A: The amount of time a Cook County property tax appeal takes can vary depending on several factors, but generally speaking, expect the process to range from 3 to 12 months, with an average of 6 months.
Q: What if the tax appeal is unsuccessful?
A: If your tax appeal is unsuccessful, know that our fee is based upon the amount of estimated tax dollars that we can save our clients. This means that we do not have any up-front fees, there are no filing fees, and clients owe us nothing if we are unable to obtain a reduction on their behalf.