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WZRD Property Tax Interview – Andrea Raila
WZRD Interview 11/13/2023, 12 PM
Andrea Raila, principal at Raila & Associates, P.C. and property tax reform advocate, discussed how the Cook County Assessor’s office can be run more efficiently, how land values should not be arbitrarily assigned, how property parcels are considered as assets now, how Assessor Fritz Kaegi wants to eliminate the State Property Tax Appeal Board, how California, Texas, and Florida found alternative streams of tax revenue, the Land Value Study by Traen, Inc., certificates of error for Cook County homeowners rejected by the Assessor’s office, units of government recapturing tax refunds through an amendment sneaked into a state bill by bypassing committee review, the importance of an Illinois Constitutional Review to address the legislative process, the organizations representing homeowners and organizations representing commercial property owners, and more.