How to Qualify
for Property Tax Exemption Under Non-Governmental Ownership
Property owned by a church must be
used exclusively for religious, charitable or non-profit purposes.
Property owned by a charity or school
must be used exclusively for educational, charitable or non-profit
Click one of the gray boxes at right
to determine which documents are required based on the nature of your
Additional information is also
available by clicking on the bar at top entitled “B.O.R. 16 Exemption
Rules” or by calling 312-603-6651 to speak with a B.O.R. staff member.
YOUR NON-PROFIT STATUS AND FEDERAL TAX
EXEMPTION UNDER SECTION 501(C)(2) OR 501(C)(3) DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY
EXEMPT YOUR PROPERTY FROM ILLINOIS TAXATION.